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Cough Variant Asthma Treatment
Have moderate to sever asthma i need a neb treatment and cant get into see ny doctor far a week what can i do ever the counter to help?
Asthma: You can do a virtual consult to get an emergency dose of Medicstion. You don't need to wait for your doctor. Nothing over the counter will help ...Read more
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
What is cough variant asthma? And do you prefer dry powder inhalers or metered dose inhalers for albuterol treatment of this condition?Which is Better
Cough variant asthma: Is type of asthma where cough is the most salient symptom, dry cough, but still have other asthma signs, at times it might be the only symptom and hard to diagnose. As for the albuterol form: whichever works, so long it is taken in the right way and produces the desired effect, but albuterol is just a quick fix, you need comprehensive treatment as any other asthmatic, see an allergist/pulmonol ...Read more
My brother age is 19 years he has asthma and black cough from the age of 3 years please suggest treatment to end asthma permanently thanks?
Asthma: Your brother should be under the care of an allergist. He will be needed to be tested to find out what he is allergic to. He will have to undergo desensitization as well as being on proper medication. In addition he will be under close supervision of his doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had cough a month went to hospital I blew in a peak flow meter then got a neb treatment and tolled me I had asthma how would I know for sure if I do?
Diagnosis...: By definition, asthma is recurrent episodes of bronchospasm so you need more than one episode for the diagnosis to be made. You can also have pulmonary function testing to determine if you have any bronchospasm either at rest or with provocation testing. See your doctor so you can be diagnosed and treated, if you have asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I believe I have what swimmers consider to be "chlorine cough" on top of exercise-induced asthma. Where should I go for treatment?
Have asthma. Clear sinus drainage. Dr gave steriod shot in hip with nasonex (mometasone). Nebulizer treatment made lung function better but i still have cough?
Have clear nasal drainage with asthma. Dr gave steriod shot in hip with nasonex (mometasone). Nebulizer treatment made lung function better but i keep having cough?
See below: Generally, if you have a persistent cough that has not resolved after possible antibiotic treatment for infections, meds for reflux, etc., but does resolve after talking a short acting bronchodilator like albuterol, then the action of the bronchodilator may have worked and thus cough variant asthma is possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly by history: This is asthma which is primarily manifested by coughing and not measurable evidence of airway constriction. The response to low-dose inhaled steroid , bronchodilator, and/or leukotriene modifier supports the diagnosis. It is possible that this may be a prelude to persistent asthma later on in life. ...Read more
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