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Wheezing,respiratory distress with seasonal variation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   for the past 3 weeks or so i'v been waking up at night, coughing alot and having trouble breathing, my chest is all wheezy. But during the day i'm fine, it's just at night and in the morning when I wake up. I'm just wondering if this is just a cold that lasting forever, or if I hav asthma. Because i was reading online and all my symptoms are the same as asthma. Please help
Doctor :  
how can i help you
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let me see the text
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Doctor :  
so wats ur age??
User :   22
Doctor :  
User :   female
Doctor :  
u are from??
User :   canada
Doctor :  
did u have similar attacks before
User :   none that have been this bad, usually just ones that last one day, but not often at all
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do u have any fever??
User :   no
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any sore throat??
User :   nope
Doctor :   any family history of asthma??
User :   yes, my twin sister actually has asthma
Doctor :  
then it might be asthma
Doctor :  
but to confirm that u must be physically examined
User :   alright.
Doctor :  
all ur symptoms are very much related to asthma
Doctor :  
have u seen any doctor??
User :   is there anything i can do right now so i can get soem sleep. the only thing i have figured that helps me is coffee, but doesn't help my sleep

Doctor :   are u back??
User :   no i havent seen a doctor yet
Doctor :   there are medications for asthma
User :   i cant get any right now it's 6 am nothing is open
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
are u feeling distressed now??
User :   is ther anything i can do right now so i can sleep?
Doctor :  
are u feeling distressed now?
Doctor :   are u feeling distressed now??any breathing difficulty??
User :   is there anything i can do so i can sleep
User :   i'm breathing better now but i'm had some coffee
Doctor :   coffee doesnt help you much
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u can have plain hot water also
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r u there??
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