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Chest infection?
Jul 21, 2004
... hm.. doesn't sound like an infection to me actually. ... (18 replies)
... Hello, I don't usually post on this board but I have always had asthma which is usually well controlled with Seritide & the odd puff of Ventolin when required. Earlier this week I caught a cold which rapidly went to my chest & the asthma got really bad. My Dr diagnosed Bronchitis & put me on antibiotics & prednisolone. I have had prednisolone before but usually about 10... (2 replies)
... 50 to 80 mg for 5 days is my normal for achest infection..with no tapering if it's 50 mg...........and sometimes it actually works:P (2 replies)

... gher than normal starting dosage for a prednisone taper but it's not crazy high, and it's pretty common to start on a high dose for a few days when you've got an infection because the inflammation is much more pronounced. ... (2 replies)
My chest hurts
Feb 19, 2004
... I hope everyone DOES know the reason WHY asthmatics are more prone to serious chest infections than healthy people. ... (17 replies)
Chest infection?
Aug 5, 2004
... He didn't ask any more questions than any of the GPs I've seen. He did listen to my chest thoroughly and got me to breathe into some kind of apparatus that recorded the intake and outflow of air from my lungs. ... (18 replies)
Chest infection?
Sep 3, 2004
... Your welcome :) Thats good the antibiotics are helping to some extent. Antibiotics usually only work with infections so you must of been right all along. ;) The sore throat could be a sign your coming down with a cold in a couple of days or maybe it is brough on by the medication. Read the little leaflet thingy and see if that tells you anything. Oh try gargling... (18 replies)
Chest infection?
Aug 5, 2004
... Good idea. If you haven't already, stop the Do-Do's ChestEze. (18 replies)
Chest infection?
Aug 4, 2004
... Ok, thanks for telling me that. I did feel a bit faint earlier today and I have been feeling light-headed and dizzy for the last couple of days now I come to think of it. I'm seeing the specialist tomorrow so hopefully I will get some proper medication and not just my own prescription :eek: (18 replies)
... Hi I have the exact same prob I do not smoke, but I do have asthma all my life. My doc has put it down to this and increased my medication from Inhalers to nebolisers every six hours. I have also been put on steroids but to no avail. ... (3 replies)
... She is constantly sick with a chest cold, it never seems to completely clear up. ... (8 replies)
... ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO I STARTED WITH A LACK OF SMELL AND TASTE AND DEVELOPED A CHEST INFECTION AND HAD TROUBLE BREATHING. ... (1 replies)
... ray tomorrow to make sure it isn't a chest infection or pneumonia, and she doubled my advair to 500 morning and night saying that if that didn't work then take 500 three times a day... ... (3 replies)
... If you have had a chest Infection then this medication is generally prescribed along with an Antibiotic. ... (11 replies)
Flu & Asthma?
Jan 2, 2013
... Thanks Quincy, I was already on Dulera 200 which is a pretty strong daily preventative. Dulera contains an inhaled corticosteroid called mometasone furoate and a long acting beta2-agonist medicine (LABA) called formoterol fumarate. I switched to that a few months ago from Advair 500. I'm already on Singulair. Monthly, I also receive Xolair injections for allergic asthma.... (15 replies)
Flu & Asthma?
Jan 2, 2013
... cked that your doctor doesn't have you on any steroid inhaler....that's what deals with the inflammation of asthma and especially to help keep it down during any chest infection or virus. ... (15 replies)
... chest infection. Current medication just doesn't seem to make any difference, and I'm sure my GP thinks it should. ... (17 replies)
... we are all necessarily the same. My problem really is effects I can't control after exercise, and what happens after I've had a cold which regularly reverts to a chest infection with associated asthma symptoms. ... (17 replies)
... Did you take any medication prior to the first time it felt like your throat was closing up? ... (6 replies)
... d he does not think it is my lungs and thought I should see a cardiologist for a possible heart cath. I saw the cardiologist scheduled me for a stress test using medication rather than the treadmill because of my shortness of breath. I will not get the final results of the tests until Monday. He said that I may have cardiac asthma. ... (4 replies)


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