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Cough, chest pain and pressure on lungs due to cold climate - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Hi doctor
User :   recently Ive moved to a cold climate country
Doctor :   hello.
User :   and ive been having random caughing fits
User :   that can last for an hour
User :   its quite painful and makes my chest ache for days
Doctor :  
User :   What can I do to stop it?
Doctor :  
it is the cold air responsible for the cough
User :   And sometimes I feel pressure on my lungs , like a suffocating feeling
Doctor :  
User :   Is their any medication I can take to make it better
User :   ?
Doctor :  
it is because of cold air
Doctor :  
no medication as such available for cold induced broncho constriction and cough
Doctor :  
except avoiding the cold climate
User :   but I have been taking my asthma inhalers for a while , but I was wondering how long I should take them

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