Signs And Symptoms Of Asthma And Polyps?
Good night, when I was in elementary school, I was diagnosed with asthma by a general practitioner but had not yet been checked further into the lab, but when I accompanied my mother for treatment and also I was recommended by my mother to also try the treatment such as a nerve massage expert, then I was massaged and in press certain nerves, but the father who massage said that I had polyps not asthma because my body was not thin and asthma people were all thin. But the symptoms that I experienced when I recurred were exactly like polyps and asthma, what do you think of the doctor? Please explain, thank you.
Hello Trianafebita, thank you for asking.
Unfortunately you do not explain any symptoms that you experience, so you are diagnosed with asthma. The masseuse also did not explain what polyp was meant. Not all polyps are in the nasal cavity. Polyp is a general term that describes the excessive growth of cells in the mucosa (mucous membranes) of certain body parts. Polyps can be in the nasal cavity, in the intestinal cavity, uterine cavity, and so on.
Even if you do have nasal cavity polyps, this can only be ascertained by a good physical examination. Of course we cannot confirm this without checking directly. Polyps are generally asymptomatic. Symptoms occur when the polyp is large enough, causing nasal congestion. Breathing becomes not easy and sometimes a person becomes more susceptible to having sinus infections or influenza.
Asthma is a disease associated with allergic reactions and inflammation. Asthma is triggered by a certain condition that causes immune cells to produce histamine and other inflammatory substances. Histamine causes narrowing of the respiratory tract causing shortness of breath. The symptoms are certainly far different from the symptoms of polyps. Asthma is more severe shortness of breath and is triggered by certain conditions, such as flower pollen allergies, smoke, pollution, dust, food allergies, emotional changes, fatigue, and so on. When triggers are avoided, then shortness of breath attacks do not occur. Opinion that all people with asthma must be thin, is NOT RIGHT. All sexes, ages, races, and body shapes can have asthma. Asthma is not always related to a person's body size.
Please consult with your lung doctor and ENT doctor to ascertain your condition. If necessary, the doctor may conduct an examination using a special device. The action will be adjusted to the doctor's diagnosis.
Hopefully this answer can help. Regards.