I've seen you post in the Lyme forum - you might want to ask your question there, too. I think Lyme can do some strange things to the nerves that may be causing these sensations and cough. I agree you should also go to a pulmonologist to be evaluated for Asthma, but also keep in mind the strange things Lyme can do to a person.
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds: Zofran, Pulmicort, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Colloidal Silver (used topically), IV Milk Thistle, probiotics.