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    Why do I always feel crazy when my oxygen level is fine during an asthma episode?
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    Lea1720 posted:
    Last Thanksgiving, I was rushed to the hospital with (what I thought was) an asthma attack. For many years, I was told I had asthma, but I went in and once they found out that my oxygen level was at 100..they basically looked at me like I was crazy. All the doctors and nurses became very rude to me as the night went on. I finally went home, pissed off because they did nothing for me and I left with the same problem;shortness of breath, coughing uncontrollably, and very dizzy. I felt like they thought I was lying and making the whole thing up. Well today I went to the doctors with the same problem, again oxygen level is fine, but my chest is on fire and I cant stop coughing. She said my lungs sound clear but she gave me new inhalers and steroids. So I guess there is something wrong, but I feel that people think I'm faking it. I really wish they stop looking at me like I'm crazy. I feel like an idiot sometimes, but I have everything I always had; tight chest, shortness of breath, uncontrollable cough. Sometimes I feel like they say I have asthma and they just say it to make me feel better about myself. Do anyone else feel this way?


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