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What Kind of Problem Is This...? (please Reply...)

Please reply soon before nightfall today.
(it's 6:03am right now)
just incase, for people in a different time zone.
I started taking albuterol 3 days ago.
This is my 4th day.
Yesterday, I woke up at 5:30am, just like this, being unable to breathe.
It felt like there was an elephant standing on my chest, but no pain.
I just couldn't breathe.
It calms down for a little while if i'm awake.
I still cant breathe, though, I just wheeze and it feels like a baby elephant is on my chest, or something.
It just scares me because I think i'm not going to make it through the night or something.
I have anxiety attacks too, i'm the kind of person that worries a lot, but I dont think this is something my mind made up.
I'm not sure if it's just a side effect of albuterol or something else.
I dont really have asthma, I just wheeze a lot.
Mostly when i'm at my house, which is why i'm taking it.
Well, of course, it's flu season, but this doesn't feel like a/the flu.
I dont think it's part of a cold my mother gave me...
Because she just has a sore throat...
...She gave it to me, and I got laryngitus...
...
If someone knows what's going on, please tell me. :\
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replied March 20th, 2006
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Re: What Kind of Problem Is This...? (please Reply...)
ladyvenommyotismon wrote:
please reply soon before nightfall today.

(it's 6:03am right now)
just incase, for people in a different time zone.

I started taking albuterol 3 days ago.

This is my 4th day.

Yesterday, I woke up at 5:30am, just like this, being unable to breathe.

It felt like there was an elephant standing on my chest, but no pain.

I just couldn't breathe.
It calms down for a little while if i'm awake.

It really sounds like vcd (vocal cord dysfunction) try and google - doctors who treat vcd and read up! Good luck!
I hope you are doing better!??

I still cant breathe, though, I just wheeze and it feels like a baby elephant is on my chest, or something.

It just scares me because I think i'm not going to make it through the night or something.

I have anxiety attacks too, i'm the kind of person that worries a lot, but I dont think this is something my mind made up.

I'm not sure if it's just a side effect of albuterol or something else.

I dont really have asthma, I just wheeze a lot.

Mostly when i'm at my house, which is why i'm taking it.

Well, of course, it's flu season, but this doesn't feel like a/the flu.

I dont think it's part of a cold my mother gave me...

Because she just has a sore throat...

...She gave it to me, and I got laryngitus...

...

If someone knows what's going on, please tell me. :\
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