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Hello I have a chest infection and I have Life fretting asthma. I have copd and severe eosinophiiilc asthma. I went dr on Thursday just gone put me on antibiotics and prednisolone 40 ml. But when I eat, drink breathe it hurts so bad. Should I be worried

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

2 days now. When I eat drink breath

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I'm sorry you are suffering from breathing problems. You are being treated appropriately, but it will take a few more days before you start to feel relief. Try to stay calm and breathe slowly. If available, cool moist vapor from a humidifier will help with your breathing. Soft foods such as puddings, soups will also ease your swallowing difficulty. Hot liquids such as tea (non-caffeinated) or soup (chicken broth [the fat globules that float on top]are very soothing. You should feel much better in another 24-48 hours.

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