i am really really really f**ked off with asthma. i have chest tightness, feeling short of breath, chest pain, coughing, got audible wheeze [not a good sign, dont normally get audible wheezing], peak flow refuses to budge past 270 [highest 500], really lightheaded/faint & feeling generally blah. went to doctor, explained everything, got peak flow checked, chest listened to & he said i have cr*p airflow, & my peak flow is a bit low. went to see him last monday, same thing,, ended up getting admitted to hospital a few hours later, everythings going downhill since i got in from the doctors. inhalers arent helping, tiniest things are getting to my chest. my mums hovering at the minute & its bugging my chest, not sure how but its set coughing off. small things like just getting dressed & going to the loo are really draining. not sleeping with tightness [got to sleep about 4 this morning, was up again at 6 coughing & retching. apparently there's nothing more my GP can do about my asthma, i'm on high doses of inhaled steroids, been on 2 courses of pred, finished 2 courses of antibiotics, blue inhaler every 4hrs, & taking singulair. i feel really rubbish, & it seems like using my own judgement seems to be easier than going to doctors over it. im almost certain there's gonna be another admission soon with how fast everythings gone downhill. his idea of fixing it is saying that i have all my medication on repeat & to get prescription when i need it. does anyone else have a doctor who says u have bad airflow, & your peak flow is down, & refuses to do anything with it? how do u deal with it?
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