We have a 6 year old who has been struggling with Asthma/breathing issues since she was 6 months. She entered kindergarten this year and also plays soccer. She has become embarrassed about using her inhaler in case the other kids see her. This has led to her not telling us when she isn't feeling well or having trouble breathing. We have been looking for videos or other things to show her that she is not the only kid that has to use a puffer. Wondered if anyone else has gone through this and what advice you have to help us get her through this?View Thread
have a 3.5 year old grandson who breaks out in skin rash when he is near my dog, a yorkie. He was worse with a golden retriever last fall. He stayed overnight last night and his doctor told my son to give him Benadryl before he arrived.
Tonite, my son called and said that his son had a terrible time going home with trouble breathing. This has happened before. He gets worse when he leaves !
I have recently been diagnosed with asthma at 65 year of age. I had the pulmonary function tests and eval by...
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I have recently been diagnosed with asthma at 65 year of age. I had the pulmonary function tests and eval by ENT. I initially went to my family doctor with a feeling of a lump in my throat. This has become worse over the past 4 months. I have no cough, GERD is not certain although I take Protinex. Also use two inhalers: Flovent and Proair HFA as needed. I have had one round of steroids for significant chest congestion. I have a history of sinus problems and bronchitis. This tightness is my throat has caused me a lot of stress and feel at the end of my rope when it is especially it's bad at night. My family doctor thinks it is the asthma and the ENT says Gerd. I do take anti-anxiety meds as well. Any thoughts or suggestions would be most appreciated.View Thread
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