Asthma Management Service

Health Q&A
Levolin inhaler substitute

I use Levolin inhaler for the treatment of asthma. I am a 28 year old woman and just got tested positive for pregnancy. Can I continue the same medication or are there other alternatives?

Asthalin substitutes

I have been asked to use Asthalin inhaler for my asthma attacks. I am an 18 year old girl. My symptoms are not improving even after 4 puffs in one day. What do I do? Is there an alternative medication?

Septran tab side effect

I was recently advised by my doctor to take Septran tablets for my respiratory infections. I am a 25 year old male and have AIDS. Since the doctor is a very well-known family member, I was embarrassed and did not mention about my illness. Should I be aware of any unusual side effects?

Puffiness on left side of rib line

It seems like the left side of my chest area on the side where my ribs are right down the middle of my chest but on the side where my rib is is more distended than my right. It seems to happen more after i eat and its associated with gas or indigestion. There's no pain and it doesnt happen everytime. I just notice it. It goes away to where its not as noticeable but you can see the left side sticks out more than the right. Sometimes i can hear what sounds like my rib rubbing or adjusting.

Feeling lot of pain below chest rib cage

Feeling lot of pain below my left chest and shoulder. And unable breathe properly because of the pain.

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