For the first time I spent 4 nights in hospital due to an asthma attack. I arrived in hospital on Tuesday evening by ambulance. I was then treated in A&E. I was then moved to an observation ward for the night.
However, my chest did not settle and I continued to need nebs throughout the night. Therefore, they made the decision to move me to a respiratory ward on Wednesday.
I then deteriorated throughout the night and needed back to back nebs. This did not really help and I ended up with a magnesium IV.
Over the next couple of days I got better and was finally discharged today. However, I'm scared that it will happen again. I'm scared that I won't make it to my exams because of my asthma.
To make it worse I have also found ou that I have Vocal Cord Dysfunction. This is pretty similar to asthma with its symptoms but slightly higher up in the chest. Also to make it worse for me both of these can trigger the other one for me.
They've kept me on the same medication that I was on when I was admitted which also scares me because of that couldn't control it before I was in hospital how can it control it now.
I was on ventolin nebs, atrovent nebs and Prednisolone. They've discharged me with 5 days of 40mg Prednisolone.