I don't know if you guys will be able to help (trying 2 avoid dr's again!). Like many i've been having problems with asthma since the tree pollen has gone crazy. Dr put me on symbicort 400/12 and seems to be going well until saturday evening when i started coughing, worse than when my asthma isn't right. I woke up late morning (it was a sunday plus i really needed a lie in!), felt a bit tight chested, took reliever, all seemed to be fine, but then i started coughing again, slowly getting worse. Had some trouble sleeping last night, couldn't breathe very well when on my back, helped at bit on my side. Today started okay but as morning went on the coughing started again and now i can't seem to stop and get a sharpish pain in the top of my chest when i cough, i know this could just be the muscles. Could this just be my asthma or something else going on that may mean another trip to dr? I'll be grateful for ANY ideas!