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Have asthma from birth. Have wheeze coming from windpipe. Medication not helping. Treatment?

Hello , I am 19 years old with asthma from birth , I have spend 2 months in hosptal with bad asthma , now they are saying that the weeze is coming from the windpipe , all they seem to be doing us filling me eith with anti anxiety pills , and I don t feel like they work , what eles can I do , ive had physcio on my breathing techniques buy nothing helps , is there anything eles I can do to help thus , i feel like thry think I m making it up , but I realty do struggle to breath
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Jun 2015
Hello dear,

Wheezing is caused due to broncho-constriction (obstruction of smaller airway passages) which is indicative of Hyper-responsiveness of air passages (seasonal allergy or asthma)

Management consists of:

1. Inhaler (containing a short acting bronchodilator & cortico steroid) - provide symptomatic relief by causing broncho-dilation (dilating the smaller airway passages, relieving the obstruction & increasing airflow to lungs)
So, it can be used during an acute attack.

2. Montelukast preparations- used as a maintenance therapy to relieve symptoms of asthma.

3. Antihistamines can also be used to provide symptomatic relief.

4. Protection from exposure to cold, dust or other allergens.

Wishing you a good health.
Thanks & take care.
Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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