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Can Albuterol Help With Congestion Due To Seasonal Allergies
No: Over-the-counter allergy medicines are helpful for nasal and Eye symptoms due to allergies. Shortness of breath is more concerning symptom that can I have many causes. Over-the-counter medications are not going to be sufficient for this. The cause of the symptoms needs to be identified so the right treatment can be recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ventolin is the trade name for the chemical / drug albuterol. This drug is a medicine to be inhaled to open the airways and it acts quickly, so it is called a "short-acting bronchodilator". The medicine comes in both a hand-held inhaler and as a liquid to be used with a nebulizer machine . It also comes in a liquid form to take by mouth, but this should not be used ...Read more
Yes it can, BUT: Even though i'm a homeopath as well as a conventional physician, homeopathy would not be my primary recommendation for treating hypothyroidism. Replenishment of hormone is needed. Homeopathy can help whatever the body itself can heal -- and it can definitely help the allergies. You may also find some food sensitivities at the bottom of those, and dietary adjustments can make a huge difference! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more
Can piriton help with non allergic rhinitis where the only symptoms is nasal inflammation and excess need for throat clearing ?
Usually not: But if it dose , then your problem is not non-allergic rhinitis. Nasal antihistamine (azelastine etc) may be helpful. I suspect that you do have an allergic rhinitis given the presence of asthma. Perhaps you need another consultation especially if the non-allergic rhinitis was made based on blood test alone. ...Read more
Can allergic rhinitis coupled with sev deviated septum lead to chronic sinus infections? Should I do septoplasy before starting allergy shots?
Possible but: Nasoseptal deviation may occasionally lead to sinusitis but the more common cause is from nasal congestion leading to obstruction of sinus drainage. If the septal deviation is severe, then it is ok to go ahead with it. I usually recommend people to get a 2nd opinion before proceeding with surgery since some nasoseptal deviation is present in everyone and only the severe ones should have surgery. ...Read more
Yes: There are three main causes of inflammation in the nose: allergies, infection, and autoimmune disorders, in which your immune system is attacking your own tissues. The first two are far more common. Persistent inflammation is most likely due to allergies and is often seasonal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nose symptoms relief: Allergic inflammation in the nasal mucosa produces swelling, congestion and increased secretions. Nasal topical steroids help with reducing the inflammatory process and therefore reducing these symptoms. Nasal steroids would not directly affect the allergy, that is the hypersensitivity to react when exposed to a particular allergen, such as pollen. ...Read more
Indeed: A common cause for wheezing in the chest is allergy to airborne triggers. Starting with symptoms in the eyes and nose, allergies can lead to chest tightness and coughing as allergic inflammation produces mucus and constriction of airway smooth muscles. Once the tubes become so constricted they vibrate, wheezing can be heard, often first on breathing out, then breathing in AND out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can d sr (cipla) be used for treating allergic rhinitis and its symptoms like nasal congestion and sneezing etc. ?
What?: I have no idea what that is. ...Read more
Many: Try any of the otc decongestants.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fluticasone: Nasal spray can help asthma symptoms indirectly by controlling upper airway chronic inflammation, which impacts asthma, but if you were prescribed asthma controller medicines, you need to take them too on regular basis as prescribed to help control upper and lower airways inflammation, which is the hallmark for all asthma symptoms/complications, and not rely on nasal Fluticasone alone ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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