On neb every 4 hrs HELP

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

zoegirl
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 27
   Posted 11/19/2006 2:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi I am a new be, I have had two ER attacks the last ending in a 4 day hospital stay. I am now home. But am on every 4hr nebulizer treatment, oral sterioda and inhaled also. The doc says the aattacks have left my lungs weak and I will be on these a while! Has anyone delt with this?  The attacks came on very quickly, My asthma was controled with inhalers and rarley a problem. Mom says it was this bad 2 other  times in  youth, But got better and was no problem. Now I am vey ill with this and frustrated. I feel very alone. If anyone has delt with this and recoved, Let me know.   Sincerly  Kris

Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23353
   Posted 11/19/2006 7:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kris, welcome to HW. I'm so sorry you having a rough time right now. I know that asthma is scary; I don't have it but my son does and it scares me anyway! I'm sure someone will come along soon to help you but I just wanted to welcome you to Healingwell :)
@--->--Sherry--<---@
Uc(Left-sided) since 1992 - Colazal, 6MP, Hydrocortisone enemas, Biotin, Forvia
Secondary Raynauds Syndrome since 2004 -Meds - Norvasc...Fibromyalgia since 2006
Co-mod for Ulcerative Colitis.....Moderator for Allergies/Asthma
Help others such as yourself by donating to Healingwell, every penny counts!
 

 
 


Ghosts
New Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 8
   Posted 11/19/2006 9:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kris sorry your having to go through with that, I have been were you are.. And doing Neb every 4 hours now due to Asthma attacks. They do run down lungs and you.. Keep it up it does get better!

younglady94
Regular Member


Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 178
   Posted 11/20/2006 2:03 PM (GMT -6)   
I am sorry to hear that you have to use your nebulizer so much. My son, right now is using his nebulizer more often. I think it is due to a new floor cleaner I was using the otherday cause he started coughing afterwards. I am not too sure though. Keep up the work with the nebulizer, and things will get better. Best Wishes! Have a great Thanksgiving. Brandi.

pegleg
Regular Member


Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 257
   Posted 11/20/2006 7:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Zoegirl: May I ask how old are you? It sounds as if you were exposed to a new trigger or one you haven't been exposed to in years. Have you had an allergy test? Do you have a peak flow meter? This meter enables a person w/asthma to daily monitor his/her airway constriction. Asthmatics tend to have air trapping which causes the shortness of breath. Since I am on e-mail & cannot demonstrate for you, please call the American Lung Assoc to request info. This is a very simple technique which can help reduce the SOB. Also, if you use a MDI (puffer), make sure you have a holding chamber ... if not, you could lose up to 40% of your tx, therefore, not relieving your attack. Good luck!


Mother of asthmatic & Respiratory Therapist/Asthma Educator
(Intended only for info and not as medical advise)
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, September 30, 2016 3:17 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,696,794 posts in 297,680 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 152313 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, garshalk.
299 Guest(s), 15 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
3HumpedCamel, GloGirl504, john16, johnj, Andrina, ArtAngel, Sean.scott256, Verucasalt2.0, trova, LauraJK, Bacon Girl, Traveler, bdavis, Nomar Lupron 4 Me, LanieG


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2016 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer