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I have had a cough fever for a week. Went to urgent care yesterday and got a z pak. I’m asthmatic. Still can’t breathe and o2 is at 86%. Temp 100.1. Should I go to ED?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

One whole week

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Asthma depression insomnia allergies osa a couple of sergeries

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 5 months ago

Your oxygen saturation is not good and your airways are in spasm. I would recommend you to use your inhaler if you have and in case saturation does not comes above 92 percent or your breathing does not improve then do seek urgent care for IV drugs to relieve spasm.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have been on steroids a nebuluzer every two hours as well as my inhaler
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 5 months ago

Thanks for the reply.

If all these medicines could not ease your breathing then it is better to seek urgent care and get thorough evaluation and management.

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