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Time of Year
Is asthma worse any particular time of year?
Posted by jh322
Enlarged heart from severe asthma
My wife has been hospitalize for 6 days, first 3 in ICU. Unlike the 2-3 times per year that she has been...More
Posted by william1959
Having a rough time lately reply
I was not able to reply the usual way for some reason. One suggestion you could ask your doctor about is...More
Posted by klynn1960
Having a rough time lately
Over the last few years as I am getting older, 56 years now, I have had up to two or three admissions per...More
Posted by An_259734
Having Breathing Difficulty but O2 Level at 99%
I started having breathing difficulty on Wednesday afternoon. Took 2 puffs on my inhales as I had an important...More
Posted by meera28
mold
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Advair vs. Symbicort
I have been on Advair for about 20 years. Wondering why our insurance made us switch to Symbicort?
Posted by An_259683
Feel lost & not sure how to follow up with my PCP ...
Family history: My sister & dad have rhinitis. My mom has chronic cough and her PCP said it's allergic...More
Posted by jksc06
anyone have experience with nasal polyps and asthm...
It was found I have nasal polyps after a CT scan of sinuses. I have had polyps before with a chronic sinus...More
Posted by joleel
That's decent
That's awesooooome!
Posted by Justine64551
Asthma worsening?
It seems like every time I go out, even if I'm just walking, I'm having really bad asthma...More
Confused: Daily symbicort intake-still diminished ...
I'm new to asthma and really confused. I have been taking symbicort 2x a day for the last 4 months or so-each...More
Posted by joleel
Recently diagnosed with asthma and lost on what to...
I was recently diagnosed with asthma. Now, I could have had it for years and never been diagnosed,...More
Fatigue
I become fatigued easily and am reluctant to exercise. If I hop on the treadmill like I used to, I might be...More
Posted by amystired
Reactive airway chronic cough
Has anyone had success in using gabapentin? I have been coughing four several years and every side effect...More
Posted by 2keepsmiling
Asthma
I commonly have asthma attacks but have a blood O2 level of 98% and aabove during these bad attacks. Why is...More
Posted by An_259170
Potassium
I am taking calcium, magnesium for night time leg cramps, hasn't done a lot of good. How much potassium should...More
Posted by ceshore
me too!
mine's a bit different. Anytime I get really nauseas, (Like say, when I'm hungover) i start to feel...More
Posted by happyvegangirl
Newly diagnosed
I was diagnosed in May with asthma. My doctor put me on Ventolin inhaler. It helped a lot, but I have noticed...More
Posted by An_259127
generic Advair?
Does anyone know if there will be Advair available in a generic form? Also, if so, do you think there should...More
Posted by An_259078
Xolair injections - recommendations?
My daughter is 13 and has had severe asthma her whole life. At this point she is on Advair 500/50 2x/day,...More
Posted by clairem08
asthma attack but lungs sound clear?
My 8 yr old was diagnosed with asthma as an infant. He hasn't had an asthma attack in about 2 years but...More
Posted by An_244190
Need Help/Asthma
Leonie22. I Have Severe Asthma, Major Allergies, Arthritis, Sciolois in my neck,Arthritis in the Spine, Acid...More
Posted by An_258699
Bronchial thermoplasty
I am going to have my first treatment in September, I was wondering how the recovery is, can I go back to...More
Posted by cecehallal
Recently diagnosed with asthma
I was diagnosed with asthma way back in April and I don't seem to be much better. I'm certainly not...More
Posted by bugeyedmonster2
Mold (why do doctors use asthma and not mold healt...
Last Year we had a fire in our apartment causing 2 floors of water into our unit. we were told to sit in our...More
Posted by gailci
Asthma has me confused and depressed.
I'm in my early 20's and I've recently been diagnosed with asthma. I've been hospitalized three times in the...More
Posted by zulemars

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