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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Dear sir,I'm a 17 years old male with asthma & i had asthma(hay fever related) with wheezing since the age of 14 which took place from about once 3-6 months continuously till 17 years which cured quickly after taking medicine(tablets),But now I'm suffering from shortness of breath & tightness of chest from 3 months which I had the above mentioned disease for the last time, I'm using inhalers from 3 months but it don't relieve my symptoms shortness of breath & chest tightness Do i have to use inhalers further more time?(the doctors have diagnosed my disease as asthma)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   give me few mins
Doctor :   iam going through
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   age17 ,male ,Srilanka studying
Doctor :   ur dose of medicine is not sufficient or u may need dose change
Doctor :   u need to get PFT
Doctor :   done
Doctor :   Pulmonary test done and consult physician or chest medicine
Doctor :   are you therre

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