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What is the treatment for allergies and asthma?

What is the treatment for allergies and asthma?

Several: Many treatments exist for allergies: antihistamines, nasal sprays, eye drops as well as allergy shots. For asthma: rescue inhalers (albuterol), controller inhalers, allergy shots. Definitely see an allergist! ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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What are the side effects of long term treatment for asthma and allergies ?

What are the side effects of long term treatment for asthma and allergies ?

Productive life: Properly managed asthma and or allergies can provide a patient with access to a normal life, full participation in most physical endeavors and professions enjoyed by unaffected persons.Lack of proper use leads to inconsistent control, the need for excessive rescue or anti-inflammatory medications (steroids) that can lead to hospitalizations or significant side effects. ...Read more

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I have allergy induced Asthma and NOT true Asthma. How can or what should i do to avoid or prevent it. Please elaborate on best treatment.

I  have allergy induced Asthma and NOT true Asthma.  How can or what should  i do to avoid  or prevent it. Please elaborate on best treatment.

Avoid allergens: Avoid what triggers your asthma. Speak with your doctor about getting an inhalant. Consider allergy testing, allergy shots or antihistamines to control the allergies before it goes to the asthma. Happy breathing!! ...Read more

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I have nasal allergy and always suffering from asthma i take some medications but all in vain if there is any treatment i need a medication name..

I have nasal allergy and always suffering from asthma i take some medications but all in vain if there is any treatment i need a medication name..

Allergy shots: If your symptoms are that severe, it is time to see a board certified allergist and get tested, identify your triggers and learn how to avoid them. They can also see if you are a good candidate for allergy shots, they can desensitize you and make your life easier. Make the call. ...Read more

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My IgE level is 4000 iu/ml, normal is <150 , I have nasal allergy and severe asthma, what is the treatment ?

My IgE level is 4000 iu/ml, normal is <150 , I have nasal allergy and severe asthma, what is the treatment ?

The asthma: It is not unheard of that many people can have a very high ige level with asthma or hay fever. As mentioned previously by another doctor , severe asthma along with high ige may signify the existence of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (or mycosis). I urge you to consult a board-certified allergist asap. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for asthma and allergies? I am using nasonex, spirivia, albueterol, and benadryl (diphenhydramine). Plus doing sinus rinses. Still sick.

What are the best treatments for asthma and allergies?  I am using nasonex, spirivia, albueterol, and benadryl (diphenhydramine). Plus doing sinus rinses. Still sick.

Asthma guidelines: If you do have asthma spireva is not an asthma medication, although is sometimes of benefit especially if there is also copd. I cannot tell you what is the correct asthma medication for you. You need to see a board certified allergist for appropriate evaluation and treatment of your entire respiratory system. ...Read more

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What is the cure for asthma that is caused by allergy?

No cure: Children can outgrown it. Allergy shots can help control seasonal allergies. There really is no cure, but there are numerous medications to control it. Also decreasing the exposures that trigger your allergies ( pets, dust etc) can help as well. Have you seen an allergist? ...Read more

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Can homeopathy cure chronic anxiety allergies and asthma , been seeing my homeopath for four months now , still no better?

Can homeopathy cure chronic anxiety allergies and asthma , been seeing my homeopath for four months now , still no better?

Chronic?: Yes, homeopathy can help you cure these problems, assuming there are no obstacles to cure. With a well-taken case and accurately prescribed remedy, there should be a sense of forward progress within a few weeks -- even if not all symptoms are yet "gone." full healing may require a year or more, from your list of problems (esp the anxiety). Develop clear goals and keep track. [see comment]. ...Read more

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Local treatment for asthma ?

Local treatment for asthma ?

Inhalers: From a medical perspective, inhalers exert most of their effect in the lung with minimal exposure to the rest of the body. As such, they are considered localized therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more