Random questions here, however not asking for any medical advice!!
I am a VERY brittle asthmatic, and there is a lot of asthma in the family. But finding the most recent development pretty difficult to stomach.
My younger sister has been complaining for a few years about feeling sob and tight sometimes, but has refused to go to the doctors - cant really be forced as while she is a teenager, she is also grown up and therefore able to make her own decisions. However last night she ended up in A&E with chest pains and being unable to talk due to being sob. She was advised to go to the GP to get a firm diagnosis, which she did and came away with salbutamol and being instructed to keep a PF diary.
She collapsed again today, so I took her to A&E, she was struggling to breathe etc and had a lot of tests. It turns out that she has a really nasty (viral) chest infection which is setting off her asthma - brand new dx though!!!!
Sooo any advice/reassurance?! I turned super brittle after a load of chest infections and really don't want her to go through this! I know its not likely, but ..... ?!?!?!