Emphysema Treatment

The disease is mainly caused due to excessive smoking. Short-acting medicines like albuterol and ipratropium and long-acting medicines like salmeterol, umeclidinium and aclidinum can be used for the treatment. Physicians start diagnosing the disease by realizing breathlessness in the patient with a smoking history.

The disease is mainly caused due to excessive smoking. Short-acting medicines like albuterol and ipratropium and long-acting medicines like salmeterol, umeclidinium and aclidinum can be used for the treatment. Physicians start diagnosing the disease ... More

Health Q&A
Chest congestion repeatedly

My son is 11years old. He has enlarged tonsils and adenoids since he was an infant. He used to have a lot of ear infections and had a mobilisation to go though as a toddler. Later we put him onto homeopathy and that reduced the occurrences a lot. We have stopped homeopathy now since 7 months and he got cold cough fever congestion twice in 2 months.

Heavy congestion and breathing issue

I was having cold n fever last week, which lead to congestion in lungs. Now i am facing breathing issue. I have taken nebulisation with asthilin and seroflow but still issue persists

Overdose: 2mg xanax, 40mg codeine

At 1:30 this afternoon I took very time amount of methamphetamine. At 5:30 I took 2mg of xanax, at 7:15 I took 20ml of liquid promythazine-codeine 6.25/10 per 5ml. I have tightness in chest and difficulty breathing, light headed. I sat in the hospital from 9:30-10:45 but never admitted myself because I think I'm maybe ok...still tightness though

Problem inhaling air while lying

Shortness of breath while climbing stairs, series of sneezes, problem inhaling while lying on bed, dryness inside nostrils, dry cough at times

Nasal septum

I was suffering with rare lung disesease Since 6 years I feel pressure in head,slight head pain,and as if i was short of blood supply to brain I cant even yawn ,i feel like my lung were obstracted by ribs and air not reaching into lungs, need to take deep deep deep breath every 10mins I was dignosed with Nasal septum deviation. But i dont think it as real reason can nasal polyps cause such issue

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