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  • 28 days ago

    Will my emphysema progress faster if I stop my BREO Elliptica?

    I have emphysema, stage 2. At this point my disease is not much of an inconvenience, even without my BREO Elliptica. Admittedly, I do breathe somewhat better taking the BREO. However, I am concerned about its negative effect on my immunity to diseases. Also, I have a chronically stuffy nose. I want to stop using the BREO Elliptica UNLESS NOT USING IT will cause my condition to progress more quickly. What should I do?
  • 6 months ago

    Restrictive Airway or prelude to Asthma?

    About two years ago I had a severe chest cold, complete with chills and fever, that lasted about 2 weeks. Ever since then my throat feels as though there is something pressing against the front of it. It often causes me to cough and makes it difficult to catch my breath. I'm usually okay, but taking a deep breath sometimes will trigger the pressure sensation and then the coughing begins. Does anyone else have these symptoms? Have you received a valid diagnosis? What are your treatments?
  • 6 months ago

    What Should I do

    Hi All, Recently I called residential pest control to my house while I was on vacation with my family. We came two days after the pest control left. After reaching home I started to have suffocation while breathing. I don't know why its the first time I am having the problem. Is it the symptoms of Asthma?
  • 6 months ago

    Shingles Vacine after Prednisone

    Hello: My pulmonologist has put me on a small treatment of Prednisone (3-10mg tablets, per day for 4-days). How long after this treatment do I need to wait before I have my second Shingles vaccine? It has now been 2 and 1 half months since my first Shingles vaccine.
  • 7 months ago

    Grand daughter woke up in the night.having problems breathing!

    My 11 year old grand daughter woke up with heavy chest.strugling to breath.she didn't have a fever wasn't coughing.but was crying saying she couldn't breath.could she have runs in our family?
  • Do I have asthma?

    I am a 13 yr old female who has trouble breathing in or anywhere around smoke, humid air, dust, and pollen. My allergist (I have severe allergies to dust and pollen) says it's just allergies. I went to a sweat lodge (basically a tent filled with humid air) and I couldn't breathe. It felt like someone as closing my throat and sitting on my chest. My friend had to help me out because I felt like passing out. Is this asthma? Also I have had bronchitis before and took ProAir and it felt much....
  • 8 months ago

    Why Now?

    I'm 57 years old. I had asthmas issues as a small child but most of my adult life I was not bothered unless I was sick. I smoked for 40 years. I quit May of 2017 and my asthma has done nothing but get worse. I was aware thing would get worse before they got better but it is almost 2 years now. I work in an environment that has latex balloons regularly inflated. Could my lungs recovering from smoking now be sensitive to the latex in the air? Is there any way for me to figure this out? I've....
  • 8 months ago

    Problems breathing

    i've never been diagnosed with asthma or breathing issues. but i do have difficulties breathing and catching my breath sometimes and some coughing. sometimes i can't catch my breath because the stairs feel like i was climbing a mountain. sometimes it feels like someone is sitting on my chest and that i can't fully breathe. i was an cigarette smoker for years but i quit over a year ago. asthma and COPD also runs in my family. i have a doctors appointment in a few weeks. i've had breathing....
  • 8 months ago

    Trouble with breathing while running in cold temperatures

    A few years ago without warning I started having issues with breathing while running outside in cold weather (usually 40 degrees f. or colder). I had been running 2 -3 times a week, 2 - 5 miles each time for about 4 years when this started. I used to get all the normal symptoms when running in cold weather but now, in addition, it's much more difficult to breathe and I get a pain on both sides of my neck starting near my collar running up to my ears. Once I notice the pain, no matter how soon....
  • 8 months ago


    My name is eve , I have severe eosinophilic asthma and had my first shot of fasenra 1/16/2019 . I then went home and on Thursday was diagnosed with the flu a . Is the shot effective or did it not work because of the flu .