I feel like a bit of a plonker asking this, but maybe I just need reassuring?
Yesterday evening I had an asthma attack, not major - managed to get it under control with Salbutamol after four or five whacks. No big deal, although absolutely no clue what triggered it. Was just getting ready for bed. Then this morning I had been up for a few hours, been for a half hour run and then had another similar attack which again came under control after five or six double puffs. Alarmed my partner somewhat, and I was a bit thrown by it too.
I take Flixotide, Montelukast and Intal (all medications had been correctly taken, including an extra puff of Intal prior to the run, and a dose of Salbutamol too as the air was slightly cold). Normally this would be fine.
Because of my concern I followed the general advice given that I should visit the doctor and was fortunate enough to be offered an appointment today.
When I got there, doc checked my peak flow, oxygen saturation, pulse and listened to my breathing. All ok. He then was unable to work out what medication I took and so I told him and he said I should be fine with those. I reminded him that the reason I was visiting was because of the two attacks within 12 hours and he insisted that we should ""see how it goes"".
I'm now confused as to why I am advised to see the doctor if that is all they are going to say. Is it just so he can check I'm not dead, or that the attack has passed?
I have actually already requested an appointment with the GP who normally manages my asthma as I'm not comfortable with this response, but am I being a wuss? Should I just wait for another attack, and then go back. I'm not sure if I am making a fuss or not and would appreciate someone else's view on this.