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Having pain in chest, right shoulder, wheezing, not able to breath. Is this asthma?

i use an inhaler and have just been out for a walk. I walked up hill and found that i could not breathe was wheezing and got a pain in my chest and right shoulder . I wasn t too far from home so went back to get my inhaler and feel fine now. This has happened a few times - is this just asthma or should i get checked out. m
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Jun 2015
Hello dear,
Wheezing is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced during breathing due to broncho-constriction (obstruction of smaller airway passages) which is indicative of Hyper-responsiveness of air passages (seasonal allergy or asthma)

Nebulisation or Inhalers will provide symptomatic relief by causing broncho-dilation (dilating the smaller airway passages, relieving the obstruction & increasing airflow to lungs)
Montelukast preparations can also be used as a maintenance therapy to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergies & asthma by reducing broncho-constriction.

There is no need to worry...just make sure that you are well protected from cold, dust & other allergens.
If symptoms still persist, it will be better to consult a Pulmonologist for further management.
Wishing you a good health and speedy recovery.
Thanks & Take care.
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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