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2 1 12 hours ago
I have asthma And pollen plus other thing in the air are really getting to me and making it hard to breath. I’m almost positive it’s from allergies but for the last four days I haven’t been able to take a full breath and today has been terrible, my chest hurts and I’m getting dizzy and shaky from...
2 1 14 hours ago
Hi I have hay fever with all the symptom and the line across my nose. I have post nasal drip and I deal with it through my nose. I’ve taken antihistamine for this but fine very little lasting relief. Now, due to the drip I have the fluid in my chest. I’m coughing a lot and now appear to have a...
2 1 14 hours ago
2 1 15 hours ago
I ve been doctoing for asthma. I seem to start with a cold but it goes into bronchitis or asthma attack. I ve been sick 3 times now since January. My pulmonologist has me on symbicort and a nebulizor. 2 wks ago i was so sick he had me on a steroid, stronger than a steroid pack. Now i have lost my...
2 1 19 hours ago
Few years ago when i was on military service i’ve got some scattered small dark spots on my neck, I thought it may be an allergic reaction to the military covers i used to put every day, but nowadays they make me nervous and they are itching sometimes also i am concerned about my appearance,could...
2 1 5 days ago
I ve been fighting a bad sinus infection and cough for over 3 weeks. I finished a round of Augmentin and prednisone about a week ago and have still been coughing phlegm and very congested. I went back to my PCP today and she prescribed 5 days of prednisone and levofloxacin 500 mg. I ve taken one,...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Came down with the hives and have had them approx. 2 weeks. Seem to get a few new ones daily. Seem to be upper body area, chest, neck and face. can t pinpoint anything new that Ive been using. Any suggestions on what to take. Tried Benadryl which allows me to sleep. Thanks...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Shortness of breath while eating or shortly after eating sugar Told that I have low blood pressure Small, random bruises appear on my body at times, but I didn t do anything or make contact with anything to cause the bruise I have attempted to talk with my PCM, but he doesn t seem to look at the...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
I am 60 year old female. I have had a chronic non-productive cough for past 3 months. Dizziness, generally feeling unwell. Extreme fatigue, no fever, chills at times. My upper chest feels tight most of the time. I do not smoke, never have, but have lived around smokers all my life. I m thinking...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Signs began this afternoon for A rash around 2:00 pm this afternoon. She is 14 years old, I asked her to take her shower around 3:00. She had a fever of 102 and was given Tylenol, Fever was reduced to 101. She has had 2 Oatmeal baths which she says she feels better now. I m giving her Juicy Juice...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
my son has food allergies. he had a reaction about 3 hours ago to something he ate. he s 14 years old and i gave him 3 tsps of benadryl. He had swollen lips, a bumpy tongue and itchy throat. most of it subsided quickly. he still has what he said feels like a lump in his throat and his body he...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
I have had chronic hives for the past 2 months and have tried several antihistamines and the only thing that has helped is Allegra. I take it in the morning. Two questions.......I have been taking this with breakfast. Is this ok or should it be on an empty stomach? And, can I take another one at...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
My wife is suffering bro asthama last 3months from drycough with vomiting.she age54,&diabitic,so dr.polmonogist givenmedicine is one week doxyat cv,1--1(7)days,tab montek ab--1(30).syr cheston cs.exflo500.1-1-1.cap p2.cap nurovit.bloodpressurre 150/90.sir now complited one month after three...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
3 days ago while in Honduras at a park where wild monkeys are trained to sit on heads of tourist, 1 put its paw in my mouth while it was on my head & I was laughing. Since then, I have been sneezing & have sinus congestion. However, I do have lots of allergies so these are not uncommon symptoms...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
I have been using Mucinex Dm tablets for a chronic post nasal drip that turns into a bronchial infection quite often. Now I am being sent to an allergist to do some testing to see if my problem might be caused by an allergy to something & they have told me to stop using all antihistamines 1 week...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Experience mucos buildup doing the night since July of last year. Tiredness that I believe comes from lack of sleep. I have been taking several allergy medications perscripted by my doctor with no results. Can this problem be cause by something other than allergies?
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
I reached under a deck (but above a rubber roof membrane) to remove leaves in a cool damp area and felt what was like a bite. My finger and knockles became swollen such that it is hard to bend my index finger. Benydrl has helped kept the swelling down somewhat. What could this be?
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
I am in the middle of an asthma/upper respiratory infection and was prescribed Methyliprednisolone 4mg. It is a 6 day run sarting with 6 today, 5 tomorrow, 4 the following day etc. I expected more information when it was filled and now I don t know if they expect me to take 6 of these pills...
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
I am being treated with a combination of Zyrtec (10 mg) and Zantac (300 mg) once or twice a day as needed for allergies. My IGE (not sure what those are) results were at 2,000. My most profound allergies are Oak, dust mites, and cats, (I don t have a cat, range at 4). This is coupled with a few 2...
2 1 Sat, 7 Jul 2018
I have a horrible cough. My asthma flares up seasonally due to allergies. The feeling is usually higher in the back of my throat. This feeling is about 3-4 inches below my normal area. Center of my chest just has a tickle. Lots of post nasal drip though. I’m coughing constantly to the point my...
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