Ok so I am now 21 and have asthma ever since I remember. As I grew up I was told it was something I would probably grow out of. Every winter I get a bad chest and end up having attacks even though I use a preventer. Surely I should have grown out of it by now! For the last two nights I have been woken up by my partner who has been concerned about the fact that I am wheezing really badly whilst sleeping. Each time he wakes me up I am on the verge of having a very bad attack. Heâ€™s so good and finds my inhaler which I normally manage to have lost and helps me prevent a full blown attack. He sits up against me and warms my back up, as for some reason whenever this happens my back is stone cold, this has never happened before and the rest of me is warm enough. This has happened 5 times over the last two nights. And my chest today is sooo painful. I really donâ€™t want to go to the doctor as I really donâ€™t want to admit that my asthma is getting bad again and yet I am far too old now to still be having it. I take my preventer twice a day and yet am finding I need to use my reliever at least 8 times a day. Has anyone else found that they get a stone cold back when an attack is on its way? Does anyone have any advice about stopping attacks without going back to the doctors?
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