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  • 4 months ago

    Taking Singulair

    Just prescribed Singulair and don't like the list of side effects. Please share your experience with this drug. Thank you
  • 5 months ago

    Asthma or something else?

    My 10 year old son gets an extremely blotchy face with exercise (basketball for now). He gets a white circular around his mouth and spots by his eyes on his cheeks. The rest of his face gets bright red. He complains of his throat feeling tight and he has trouble getting his breath. I’m a nurse and have older children, I’ve never seen this blotchy pattern before so I’m perplexed. He is happy and healthy otherwise. I spoke to his doctor about this and he ordered blood work {CBC and thyroid function....
  • 5 months ago

    multiple asthma attacks a day

    so ive had excercise induced asthma for as long as i can remember. i have an inhaler and usually it works great. but the last couple weeks ive been having asthma attacks without moving at all, and i have them multiple times a day. i noticed i have one as soon as i wake up in the morning, as well as when im sleeping. i thought it was because i had a cold but i dont have a cold anymore and its getting really bad. at one point i had an attack that lasted 3 hours. my inhaler no longer works.
  • 5 months ago

    Cant afford your medications?

    ScriptCo Pharmacy is Americas first and only membership-based wholesale pharmacy, based out of Texas. After becoming a member (membership is $120 per year) you can purchase your generic medications for the exact same cost ScriptCo Pharmacy buys them for. They even have a quote tool on their website so you can see what to expect to pay for your medications before becoming a member. They are mailed right to your door. Some meds are less than a penny. Go to www.scriptco.com to see how much you can save....
  • 7 months ago

    Nebulizers

    I have e-asthma. My body creates too many eosinophils which loads my lungs with mucus. I average one five to six day hospitalization per year. I highly recommend Nebulizers. They get the meds deeper in the lungs which can increase their effectiveness.
  • 7 months ago

    Asthma?

    So i have been having some symptoms for the past 3 months and I am going to the doctor, but i wanted to see what others think. Here are my symptoms. I have loud cough mostly at night time but in the day too. Wheezing especially at night. I get super tired after cleaning my house or something where i Have to exert myself. I have chest tightness and its just not going away and over the counter cough medicines do not work at all. Also i had blood done thru my psychiatrist and my Absolute Eosinophils....
  • 8 months ago

    Asthma, Exercise and Streroids

    My asthma comes and goes , recently when i started water aerobics I began to have problems and the inhaler is a steriod/albuterol...so feel uncertain continuing to exercise and feel that the asthma meds/steriods is affecting my weight loss?
  • 8 months ago

    Recently Diagnosed

    I've recently been diagnosed with asthma. I noticed last year that after I had bronchitis, it became harder and harder to get air in and I had this persistent cough that wouldn't go away. I initially just thought I had bad allergies but once I took a PFT last week, I was told that I had the lungs of a 47 year old. I was shocked! I am now on an inhaler that I have to use everyday as well as nebulizer. I have my rescue inhaler just in case I need it as well. I'm trying my best to wrap my....
  • 8 months ago

    Cough that does not go away - could it be candida????

    I have an issue with a cough and runny sinus drainage all day ... on and off. It started in 1994. I was on this board starting around 2000 for many years. I was really bad with severe coughing .. non stop for 24-36 hours at a time. And I was told I was a medical challenge. I went to National Jewish Hospital in Denver in 2003 and they did not really have any answers. I was and have been recently tested for asthma, but I do not have asthma. And I found doctors who would work with me and we would bounce....
  • 8 months ago

    19 year old-chronic cough

    My 19 year old daughter has been experiencing a chronic cough since August. She coughs so hard she throws up. She also has shortness of breath and has gained weight. Of course we have been to the doctor but her condition is not improving. Any suggestions would be appreciated.