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Experience:  Over two decades of clinical practice. Completed a medical internship in New York City
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Can I talk to a lung specialist? I was given Prednisolone

Customer Question

Can I talk to a lung specialist?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I was given Prednisolone which was effective but shortness of breath returned after a month.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I also been given the beclometasone inhaler.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

Hi. My name is***** have over two decades of experience, and I'm online and available to help you today. We can also chat by hone and skype.

Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

Can you tell me a bit more about what is going on?

Why are you having problems breathing?

How did this all start?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any other medication?

I look forward to helping you with your concerns.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Hi, yes I have had breathing problems. It started with a cold, running nose, no headache, no temperature around beginning February 2021. Cough started
around 9th Feb. Initial xray showed inflamation and I had a persistent wet cough for about 5 weeks. Was given different antibiotics none of which helped. Amoxicillin, azithromycin, clarithromycin. I was then given steroids Prednisolone on 21 April for 9 days which gave me needed relief and stopped the cough.
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 16 days ago.

Thank you for that additional information.

How can I be of service?

Expert:  wieyedoc replied 15 days ago.

I can provide a general answer with the information you have provided.

It sounds like you doctor is doing a good job so far treating your symptoms.

Should the cough and breathing problems continue I would consider having a MRI of your chest.

Does this make sense to you?