Asthma is new to me-I've been on and off sick with viruses for over 2 months as my son had started daycare then. Just diagnosed about a month ago and I am now on symbacort am and pm, I have no allergies and use my rescue inhaler usually 2-3 times per day, and have started up my nebulizer treatments a couple times per day. I currently have a cold. I always feel strained for air by end of day and especially when it's humid and while running fter my son who is just 18 months. I recently purchased a peak flow meter because I am wondering if I am using my rescue inhaler too much-I use it when I feel winded or right in chest etc. my readings are always between 250-350, when it says it should be around 475. I got it to 400 once. Is this considered terrible? I'm 39 female non smoker. I have an appt with specialist in a month, should I contact them now? Or based on this wait my cold out that I have now and see or just wait the month. I just for know what is concerning. Thanks'!View Thread
Thank you so much for your reply. Anytime I do my rescue inhaler or my nebulizer the numbers really don't change. I'm also just sick all the time so I guess I just need to call. I've been on all these meds for over a month now. Also had 16 days of prednisone and antibiotics. On an antibiotic now for a ruptured ear drum from a very sudden ear infextion. Seems I can't win these days! Hubby and I laugh it off as the soon to be 40 curse but this isn't funny really. I think I will call today.View Thread
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