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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for cough asthma

Hello, I have been experiencing problems with wheezing and coughing for a few months. After lots of different tests, my diagnosis is cough asthma or they suggest a follow up with an ENT doctor to have my throat looked at. I am on an inhaler for two weeks, but I was previously, and it didn t help. Sometimes I feel tightness in my chest and throat, and I get an instant headache when I am wheezing which leads to me coughing, or vise versa. What could it be? I had heart tests, blood work, etc.... and everything came back normal.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015
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Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern. As per your query you have itchy dots on feet and wrists . Well the symptoms you mention in query can occur due to may reasons like heart problem , sore throat , allergic asthma and post nasal drip . I would suggest you to consult gastroenterologist also to rule out acid reflux because sometimes dry cough is also caused by acid reflux . Doctor may order endoscopy of esophagus , x-ray of upper digestive track and ambulatory acidity test . Doctor may prescribe H2 blockers , proton pump inhibitor along with sulralfat to heal the lining of throat and esophagus . For now eat light and non spicy , do warm saline gargles and tak steam twice a day .

Hope your concern has been resolved.

Get Well Soon.

Best Wishes,
Dr. Harry Maheshwari
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