... I am not mo imizing Asthma; it can be scary, but I would encourage you to look beyond the asthma, just to make sure. I, too, have a history of mild asthma, with no significant impairment. One day, like you, I began to have breathing problems. I was diagnosed with Bronchitis, but it did not improve. I was then diagnosed with pleurisy, but no treatment helped, and I continued to... (13 replies)
... igraines, diabetes, and sleep disorders, all of which have left me quite inactive. As ominous as all my conditions sound, the one that bothers me the most is the pleurisy pain. ... (0 replies)
... l helped it 2 go away. I think I got it from having a nasty bought with bronchitis not 2 long before. I also have had pleurisy. For some reason or another, my asthma triggers pleurisy when it gets real bad. ... (16 replies)
... I've had pleurisy on both sides of my chest and back. Its been 2 months so far. ... (7 replies)
... how long does pleurisy last? ... (1 replies)
... ars ago, but then I saw a prominent allergist about a year later who tested me for asthma, allergies and lung function and told me that I definitely did not have asthma and that all test were fine. I am allergic to a bunch of stuff though, including many plants, dust, and some animals. ... (6 replies)
... I think I had pleurisy last year about this time too... well it lasted about 3 weeks then went away. ... (0 replies)
... Pleurisy is a symptom, not a disease in itself. Once a dr hears pleurisy they have to figure out what is causing itself and theres a huge slew of things that can cause it(any kind of viral/bacterial infection, asthma, surgery, etc, etc). Once the cause is found and treated..theoritically the pleuritic pain will go away. My dr tells me to take advil when I have pleuritic... (16 replies)
... I posted a topic similiar to this one in the Asthma forum but since things have gotten a bit worse as the day has progressed I thought I would post here as well. ... (1 replies)
I meant to ask you if you have had an x-ray or scan of your chest and lungs.
I take it you have if you have been in Hospital.
Were you told the results.
I believe you mentioned about some deterioration in your lungs. Did you ask what that meant,
Solofelix. (12 replies)
... I've always found Steroid treatment in Asthma or the time I had pleurisy really helpful. ... (12 replies)
... ell me more in his clinic....well I have a daughter of 23 who has had severe asthma all her life, I have seen her extremely ill and struggling to breathe, but an asthma attack does not last 3 weeks, things relieve it, like pumps, oxygen, nebulisers and so on, nothing is relieving mine, nothing at all. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, I'm not dying but i'm finding it really hard work to breathe because I am constantly wheezing all day and all night, much worse at night. My oxygen levels have dropped to 91/92% and i'm just exhausted with what I feel is the struggle/effort to breathe through this wheeze. Dr said I had a mild chest infection and Pleurisy, but im feeling awful, I am so very breathless every... (12 replies)
... or 7 days per doctors orders. Went back to regular usage following. Since then, I feel as though I am always getting chest infections or something. It's as if my asthma has come back. ... (0 replies)
... October I was diagnosed with tonsillitis and was put on penicillin. By mid October it had moved to my chest and I was treated for a chest infection and also for Pleurisy because I had crippling chest pains on my left side. ... (0 replies)
... I'm in the midst of an asthma flare up due to a cold. I'm having chest tightness and shortness of breath. These aren't unusual for my asthma symptoms. What is unusual is the pain that I have in my chest and ribs. I feel the pain in my upper chest, breastbone and ribs. ... (0 replies)
... I have had a cough for over a month. I developed a dull pain in my right side torso soon after that and the dr told me I pulled a muscle. She said my cough was asthma, which I was diagnosed with 10 years ago...I am a smoker for 30 years. I will not learn to quit.
I went to a dr. today at the same clinic because a nurse friend said I may have pleurisy. Within the last... (7 replies)
... n test came back nearly normal. I have been officially diagnosed with asthma, though it's not really bothering me at this time. The doctor attibuted the pains to pleurisy that is related to the pleural effusions I have in both lungs. I was sort of upset that the lab did not forward the films to the doctor as I had requested. So... ... (91 replies)
... s impossible for my asthma to be one sided. My doctor gave me advair and antibiotics, and said I had asthma that was aggravated by being sick. ... (10 replies)
... I too have had the same problems that you describe. It started about 4 years ago, and it has been really bad the last 2. I've had Pleurisy 6 times in the last 3 years and Bronchitis twice in same length of time. ... (30 replies)