Skip to content
Ad

Asthma

Also known as Inhalers for Asthma, Montelukast, Occupational Asthma

All discussions in this group

Next
  • Asthma or something else?

    Hi there, hoping somebody can give me peace of mind.  I’ve had wheezing on/off intermittently for a couple of years now. Had function test and my results were above average. However, when I get it, feel my breathing is slightly restricted, but the main thing that worries me is that I wheeze when...

    Last reply
  • Non stop asthma attacks?

    a few weeks ago i was in the hospital for my asthma, i got rly sick & ended up in the ICU. wen i got released from the hospital i felt worse instead of better. yes they relieved my short term symptoms but, long term, it felt like it got worse.  ever since i left the hospital those few weeks...

    Last reply
  • Blue lips?!

    Hoping someone has had similar experiences before I go mad! I am constantly breathless and wheezy. I’m not overly inactive, I’m not overweight and not unhealthy. I’ve always had queried asthma however not properly diagnosed. More recently I’ve been having bad heart palpitations and I currently have a...

    Last reply
  • asthma

    I have had a very bad cold since 23 rd Dec of which has now gone into asthma I have been put on antibiotics, and nebuliser 4 times a day and 8 a day steroid tablets .. I have not been sleeping. Very well but when I do full to sleep I wake up an hour later and cannot breath , I was rushed to hospital...

    Last reply
  • Asthma

    I have had a very bad cold since 23 rd Dec of which has now gone into asthma I have been put on antibiotics, and nebuliser 4 times a day and 8 a day steroid tablets .. I have not been sleeping. Very well but when I do full to sleep I wake up an hour later and cannot breath , I was rushed to hospital...

    Last reply
  • Donatiom For Asthma Patients

    Hi Dears,               I wanted to know that is there donation able sites or forum ? If there are ! then please suggest me  those forums or site.

    Last reply
  • How To Stop An Asthma Cough (EASY HOW TO GUIDE )

    There is a slight difference between chronic cough & a disease which seems similar to asthma. Chronic cough usually lasts for at least 8 weeks or maybe a bit longer, however, if it persists then it becomes alarming and may lead towards asthma. It is worth mentioning that if you are not facing typical...

    Last reply
  • Constant wheezing

    I developed adult onset asthma 20 years ago. I have had the usual on-again off-again attacks, most requiring 2-5 days hospitalization. Sadly, I found out a few years ago I was allergic to my cat. Once I gave her away, the severe attacks nearly stopped. Now, I only get a bad attack once or twice a year......

    Last reply
  • Potential common but unrecognised cause for Hayfever/Asthma

    I've had seasonal hayfever for about 25 years now, which generally triggers an asthmatic attack.   Imagine my surprise when this year that suddenly stopped.   No Symptoms despite it being an above average year for pollen here in Melbourne Aus.  At the same time, I've...

    Posted
  • asthma and glaucoma

    I have glaucoma and asthma.  The steroid inhaler for asthma increases my IOP as noted by my ophthalmologist. My GP dismissed this as there was no contraindication which seems to be true but it was stated as a possible side-effect in the information leaflet of the steroid inhaler.  By not using...

    Last reply
  • Can overuse of Avamys Nasal spray causes breathlessness & Anxiety?

    Hi, I use Nasal spray Avamys regulary to keep my hay fever under control. i am asthmatic and allergic patient from India. However, recently when I developed breathlessness and sudden weight loss, my physician asked me to stop using Nasal spray for three months and now he prescribed the same again after...

    Last reply
  • Breo

    Can breo cause a little bit of chest pain and a slight elavated heart rate?

    Posted
  • Does Vaping Affect Asthma? 4 Facts About Vaping That You Need To Know

    Does vaping affect asthma? A lot of people want to know the answer to this question. Nowadays vaping has become the trend among the people, a lot of people have quit smoking then turn to vaping. But does vaping affect asthma? Well actually vaping is not so different with smoking, both are producing some...

    Last reply
  • Cold sensation when breathing in!

    Hi all PLEASE PLEASE I need some advice if anyone has experienced these symptoms..... For the last 6 months or so I have been coughing more so at night during my sleep and it wakes me up. Initially when I went to the Dr she thought I had acid reflux (which I have suffered from in the past), she put...

    Last reply
  • Asthma starting to play up

    I had a really bad night sleep last night my partner said I was breathing and snoring heavily in my sleep. I woke up this morning feeling like I had not slept a wink. Today I have had a tight chest, chest pain that felt like a elephant was standing on my chest, feeling very short of breath and lethargic....

    Posted
  • Peak Flow normal but tight chest and hard to breathe in

    Hello All, I am a late 30s male and had post nasal drip for years and eventually a sore throat for many months.  Allergy tests confirmed I am allergic to various things and the initial spirometer put me at a 79 lung age with an FVC of 61% and an FEV1 of 62%.  I have been on some strong inhalers...

    Last reply
  • Symbicort side effects

    Ive been taking Symbicort 40mg twice a day since October and I suffer with horrendous foot and leg cramps nearly every night that go on and off all night. Im taking Magnesium tablets which do help but was wondering if anyone else suffers and what they do to help it?

    Last reply
  • Asthma in toddlers?

    My daughter is 2.5 years old and from 4 months old she has been in and out of hospital with Broncholotis (excuse the spelling) and chest infections. She often has a dry cough. She was given a blue inhaler a few weeks ago because she has a sustained dry cough with periods of wheezing and the doctor could...

    Posted
  • weight gain

    I am on seretide once in the morning and night and sabutomol when needed. I wos put on singulair a couple of months ago and had side effects so came off it. I have had asthma for about 4 months now and i have put half a stone on and can not shift any weight at all since going on seretide. I know it...

    Last reply
  • Inhalers causing chest pain?

    So I’ve recently been diagnosed with asthma and I’ve been put on Alvesco once in the evening. Two days after starting it I noticed a dull pain in the Center of my chest between my breasts. I also got this pain when I used my Ventolin inhaler when I didn’t really need it. ( I had the ventolin earlier...

    Last reply
  • Asthma questions..

    On Saturday past my fire decided to put the smoke into my living room instead of outside. We cleared the room and I was very tired and was struggling to breath even a few hours after. I took my blue inhaler (I had it from having hooping cough earlier in the year) and felt mildly better. I was still struggling...

    Last reply
  • Ive had a strange cough for 5 weeks.

    5 weeks ago I had a severe allergic reaction and I went to the ER. one day later i got this strange cough and I've had ever since then. I do not feel sick. I have sore throats at night bjt that's been going on for 6 month-1 year. my nose is stuffy sometimes and I sneeze about 40 times a day....

    Last reply
  • Asthma/chest infection/pleurisy

    Started  two weeks ago asthma started to go pear shaped started rescue antibiotics and steroids this. Week pain in chest went to doctors now have pleurisy,now on all meds’ plus painkillers playing havoc with asthma  anybody else suffererd with this how long will it last?

    Last reply
  • Ventolin Advair side effects

    I am worried about using Ventolin and advair inhalers. I have to use them when I feel difficulty in breathing but worry about their side effects. Has any one experienced any side effects of using these inhalers?

    Last reply
  • Peak Flow Diary

    I've been asked by the nurse to keep a peak flow diary for 3 weeks, which is straight forward enough - record the highest reading of 3 goes each am/pm. However, because I have a heart condition and other health issues he has told me to only tick the box in the symptoms section if my breathlessness...

    Posted
  • If your partner cheats try this

    Despite the fact that I discouraged my friends severally about hiring hackers to catch their cheating partners, I resorted to hiring a private investigator during my divorce. My husband hid his affair too well and I had no evidence to prove his infidelity to the court so I went on Craigslist to hire...

    Last reply
  • My chest infection has triggered asthma

    HI all, In my twenties I did have some hay asthma but it went away. I am fit at 69 years old, normally playing squash etc. but in mid April I caught a cough infection which wouldn't go away after 3 courses of antibiotics and 2 courses of steroids (predisnolone). I was producing incessant white or...

    Last reply
  • I dont know if i have athma or not

    so my daughter did long distance today and her chest is still hurting, and although the shortness in breath has decreased and normal but the feeling of pain when breathing is still there, this happens often when she does sport, its been 4 hours. Is it ath a or normal fitness stuff?

    Last reply
  • Metacholine Challenge

    Just wondering if anyone has any idea what the Metacholine Challenge​ will prove in a long term asthmatic? ​I've had chronic asthma for over 25 years and I've had problems with my throat since June,  It was put down to vocal cord dysfunction but while it has improved somewhat I'm...

    Last reply
Next


We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.