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I have PCD, my 6 year old son has asthma, I had a puff of his brown inhaler today as my chest was feeling a bit tight and I feel a lot better. It got me wondering. . . Should I be using inhalers as a standard thing with PCD?? Do other people? I have memories of being given them as a child but not for many years and I havent been prescribed an inhaler since becoming an adult, I 37 now.

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Hiya - it’s worth talking to your consultant about them. Some people use ventolin the blue inhaler before physio to help open up the airways to make it easier to clear their airways.

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What type of physician diagnosed you with PCD?

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I believe a paediatric consultant when i was 3 years old, 34 years ago now so I am not sure, he might have been called Dr Meyer.

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