Pregnancy: Pulmicort

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Asthma and Pregnancy

Hi everyone. I have pretty severe asthma with this pregnancy (23 weeks) and am on a steroid based inhaler class b 3 puffs twice a day. Still not getting better (in fact worse) and my dr wants be to use flovent which is class c. I'm nervous about trying it and just would like some feedback from others who have asthma, or used flovent, or even other more natural things I can do! Thanks in advance!

Bringing Baby Home

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Pulmicort - Steroids for Asthma/Lung Issues

Do any of you have children who have taken Pulmicort or another steroid for asthma/lung issues. My son was born 3 months premature and therefore had immature lungs. In addition he had a chest tube for a pneumo-thorax and pneumonia all in the first two weeks of life, came home on oxygen, etc. This was all a year ago and he's doing incredible. Has been off of oxygen since April. All of that said, he is struggling with weather changes and the cold and flu season. A tiny cold leads to wheezing and bronchiolitis almost every time. My doc...


Asthma and Dairy

I recently found out that my 13 month old has asthma. My pediatrician gave...

Life & Relationships

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Is It Allergies, Asthma or Something Else? Please Help My Son.

I am losing a battle. My son, who is now 2 1/2, was diagnosed with RSV at 3 months. Since then, he has suffered from horrible allergy like symptoms. It doesn't APPEAR it is related to food and more from weeds ect. He has been diagnosed with multiple lung infections, including pneumonia twice THIS year. Now they say he has asthma. He has been on everything including Pulmicort, Albuterol, Xopenex, Clariton, Zyrtec, Flovent and multiple oral steriods and antibiotics. I am scared. I feel that all of this is damaging him and I don't know...


Qnasal for Allergies

Hello everyone, I was wondering if any of your children use or have used...