... I could be wrong but don't think you have asthma. The usual symptoms include wheezing, tightening of the chest or airway, shortness of breath and mucus production.
Here's the way it went for me: When I wasn't having an attack, I was perfectly fine. Asthma usually comes in episodes and something has to act as a trigger to set it off. After an allergy test, my doctor... (6 replies)
... Hi. Went to the doctor today. He said that he has seen many bad cases of bronchitis this year. He said that it could take a few months for my cough and wheezing to go away. He prescribed me an inhaler called Advair to use for two weeks with one refill. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. I have the exact same problem, except my wheezing comes and goes. ... (3 replies)
... Lately I've been having a really tough time with my lungs. 2 months ago i came down with a bad cold that a month later turned into acute bronchitis. I was treated with antibiotics and the usuall stuff they give you, and it seemed to've went away. But a month after the infection cleared up, I notice that every night I experience a whistling sound when i breathe, like I'm still... (3 replies)
... You should have your lungs tested by a lung specialist. If you hurt when you breath or have constant on and off burning anywhere around the lung area you need have it evaluated. ... (4 replies)
... I assume it's not asthma as my peal flow is normal.. But can u still have wheezing with a normal peak flow? ... (0 replies)
... I did a few breathing tests which I don't know the results of, but I don't think they were too bad. I was wheezing really bad at the time I did them. Could I be having this many problems with lung pain and breathing, and still have normal lung function? ... (10 replies)
... It sounds like you still have some inflammation resulting from your bronchitis. I have asthma and when I get bronchitis it takes a long time for symptoms to go completely away. I'm not saying you have asthma, but I have learned that sometimes an inhaled steroid can help heal things up pretty fast. Just ask your doctor. I know lots of people without asthma who have had to... (3 replies)
... ve had this for the past 4 years are so. The past few weeks it has gotten so bad because my Grandma was dying then she did pass away a few days ago. Now I have wheezing with it when I go to take a deep breath I can hear the wheezing and my lungs and throat are a mess. My muscles hurt from all this breathing. ... (7 replies)
... is 84. About 18 months ago, he was hospitalized with what the doctor called severe bronchitis. I actually think that he had pneumonia. Since then, he has had constant shortness of breath. In addition, he had another "attack" of wheezing about 12 months ago. That doctor said he had asthma. ... (6 replies)
... I sometimes find myself wheezing when I try to take deep breaths, but this doesn't happen often. ... (3 replies)
... There are over 100 different chemicals in cigarette smoke, any of which could be causing you asthma problems.
Sounds like typical allergic and non-allergic asthma.
Unfortunately there are a lot of doctors lacking in basic analysis, evaluation and diagnosis skills. Doctors are just like any other profession. There are good doctors and there are bunches of bad... (13 replies)
... ot worried about it and told me it could be where I use to smoke. So he says its probably my anxiety and that he don't think its asthma because he don't here any wheezing and I don't have a cough. He's given me a proair inhaler that I take, and it does relieve the symptoms some but doesn't help a whole lot. ... (13 replies)
... Iíve been having breathing problems when sleeping and lying down for a few years. My nose gets blocked as soon as I lie down, and I often wake gasping for breath. My chest and ribs often feel sore, it feels muscular.
If I fall asleep sitting on the sofa, I will usually wake with aching ribs and feeling like my lungs are not filling, luckily it doesnít seem as bad when... (3 replies)
... ction test and after two MORE weeks of pain and discomfort my doctor called me and told me the results came back NORMAL! at that point in time i have developed a constant cough that has not gone away and its been about three more weeks, my chest still has pressure and pain,, and i am short of breathe.... this really sucks.. ... (0 replies)
... and extreme wheezing and lots of phlegm which only really kicked off when i lay down. ... (2 replies)
... ray which was normal. Pulm. said he thinks it is asthma or asthmatic bronchitis. He heard wheezing only with heavy exhaling. The thing is what I experience feels nothing like asthma in terms of having an attack. ... (4 replies)
... its nice that you posted trying to help the rest of us, but i'm not buying it for a minute. nor am i going to put my faith in any book that supposedly "teaches" one how to breath correctly. i have not taken Nsaids for at least 10 years. i have had this problem on and off since 2003 and am at my wits end. i am not anemic and over the years have been normal weight or... (35 replies)
... After years of suffering from the constant need to yawn and struggling to get a full breath of air, I FINALLY HAVE MY ANSWER! ... (35 replies)
... so gotta keep up with him. He knows I have a lung problem and can tell when I'm pooped out, he lets me take a breather. Past few weeks I've been miserable had a constant crackly cough could not get rid of. Instead of going to lung dr, who always tells me nothings wrong. I went to family dr. who gave me a pres. ... (50 replies)