Some advice please,Dr Tinkelman, I am 74 & over past 6 years several diagnosis:
MycoPlasmaPneumoniae, horrible with no treatment of asthma symptoms, next treating asthma symptoms, then finally diagnosed with a form of ABPA. Reaction to aspergillus under skin & high IGE 2200 but no evidence of blood antibodies. Treated with 15mgs prednisone every OTHER day for 3 yrs w/exacerbation occasionally. Last Dec "11 was able to get off prednisone & best yr ever until now.
Flu days after Turkey day fr grandchild, then UTI.w/yellow/tan mouthfuls when coughing. Had pred 13 day pack for breathing. Then short steroid shot & 100mg of doxycycline 8 days ago. Helped color of plugs & cough, turned to white mouthfuls of sputum, last 2 days that is better. Doxy has made me feel weird, little dizzy & yesterday & today nauseated. Very tired. Dec 22 flight to FL & cruise!! What can I do to get better? Should I get off Doxy? maybe take another antibiotic with me. Urgent to get well! Please answer soon