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... Hi. I am new here. My name is Amy. I was recently diagnosed with both asthma and vocal cord dysfunction. I am 41 years old. I have read a lot about asthma online but cannot seem to find much on VCD. I know the basics. Can anyone help? ... (0 replies)
... What kind of testing did the ENT do to check for vocal cord dysfunction? ... (3 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with vocal cord dysfunction as well as asthma, but was told there was little I could do about the VCD except for breathing exercises. A speech pathologist taught me to inhale with my nose, then to breathe out very slowly through pursed lips. ... (6 replies)

... I have vocal cord dysfunction. It took 8 months of symptoms before I was diagnosed. ... (1 replies)
... vocal cord dysfunction as it was... ... (1 replies)
... I am not sure where I will go with this problem as of yet....the pulmonologist thought I was having more difficulty with something called VCD...vocal cord dysfunction....because of my throat involvement....but I know from the reading material he gave me that sometimes you can have both VCD and asthma going on.... ... (15 replies)
Is This Asthma?
Sep 7, 2006
... He says he thinks I may have VCD. VOCAL CORD DYSFUNCTION. ... (13 replies)
Really scared
Oct 24, 2003
... Have you had a methacholine challenge? How about allergy testing? Have you had a laryngoscopy to rule out VCD (Vocal Cord Dysfunction)? Have you had a pH probe or a barium swallow to rule out acid reflux? All of these things, and more, can drive your asthma. If you have not had these things checked out, I would suggest you do so. The leaders in asthma care find if they... (11 replies)
... It can also cause acid to spill onto your vocal cords, causing them to spasm and you difficulty breathing. ... (20 replies)
... There are some people who have been diagnosed with asthma when they don't have asthma at all, but vocal cord dysfunction. Not saying that is the case for you, but it is a mimic of asthma, and you can have both VCD and asthma as well. ... (7 replies)
... Your throat symptoms also sounds like some symptoms of Vocal Cord Dysfunction. ... (5 replies)
... Basically what happens is the acid from your stomach refluxes back up your esophogus. This can cause coughing as well, especially if the acid spills onto your vocal cords. ... (4 replies)
... Basically, during an vocal cords close when I try to breathe. Yours open, mine close. I am trying to breathe thru a very small straw. The real scary thing is .... ... (10 replies)
... Something else it might be, based on the way she told you her throat was "clogged up", is vocal cord dysfunction. VCD is often misdiagnosed as asthma because of wheezing and everything, but it happens when the vocal cords spasm and don't allow air to get through. ... (7 replies)
... thanks for all the info. The reason I am worried is because before the tests were returned, both my doctor and a pulmo were convinced i had it and now that it was negative they have foreegotten about it. I was on the x-country team at school and that was the hardest thing ever. I had to take the bryconal efore it and sometimes after it. Question: How long should ventolin... (15 replies)
... I would check into vocal cord dysfunction. Methacholine can irritate vocal cords and no wonder it took a while for the ventolin to work because it was not a true asthmatic response, if this is the case. VCD CAN mimic asthma. ... (15 replies)
... I've never had that problem, but there is a disorder that mimics asthma that has these problems. It is called Vocal Cord Dysfunction. People with it have told me that they feel like their throat is closing. You can have VCD and asthma, or either or. May be worth looking into. ... (4 replies)
Laryngo spasms
May 25, 2003
... Hi ... that sounds like a terribly frightening experience. Your symptoms made me think Vocal Cord Dysfunction so I looked up a few references and found this quote on several sites: "there is controversy and disagreement among doctors about the difference(s) between laryngospasm and VCD. There is also disagreement about how to define laryngospasm." With that in mind, you might... (7 replies)
... Advair or something like that it can give you a hoarse voice as well, but it should not be for more than a couple of days. My suspicion is more involved around Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Sometimes our vocal cords try to protect our lower airways and spasm on their own. ... (4 replies)
... Prevacid should inhibit any acid to reflux. The VCD diagnosis can coexist with asthma, so I would see a doctor. Also, if you have any allergies, it can trigger coughing as well. ... (4 replies)

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