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you could be having excessive allergies.
have you tried anti-histamines?
have you had your thyroid hormone levels checked?
you could have allergic asthma.
you need a pulmonary function test
to check for asthma and see if asthma medication could help.
you should see an allergy specialist
and get skin testing to check for allergies.
you should get your thyroid hormone levels checked. low thyroid hormone levels can cause fatigue.
you should also be tested for autoimmune disorders as well.
with an ESR and ANA test
to see if this is being caused by your body's own immune system.
does this help?
do you have any other questions?
it can be hard.
ask for these test to check for skin allergy testing .
you need a chest CT scan
and pulmonary function testing as well
to check your lungs.
and a sputum culture to check for infection.
have you had a chest CT scan yet?
and sputum culture and pulmonary function test?
it can show if you have a pneumonia or bronchiectasis causing your cough and mucus.
you might need also a bronchodilator like albuterol to help open up your lungs
and also an allergy medication like allegra or zyrtec during the day.
benadryl is good for night time use because it causes you to be sleepy
that is not good.
do you smoke as well?
smoking and construction dust together is not good.
that is good.
ask about trying other allergy medication.
and the bronchodilator like albuterol
to see if this helps open up your airways.
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