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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?

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

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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For cat related asthma are there any treatments beyond bronchodilators or steroids?

For cat related asthma are there any treatments beyond bronchodilators or steroids?

Cat in or out?: Cat sleeping on your head? Not much chance of improvement - unless you kick the cat out of your room. Cat out? Good. Open the windows or use a hepa air purifier to decrease airborne cat dander. Scrub down the room - bed, floor, walls, ceilings. Allergy immunotherapy takes time - a year or more - but done right it really helps especially if exposure is intermittent. See an allergist for help. ...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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What is better treatment for asthma?

What is better treatment for asthma?

Asthma: Depending on the severity of asthma, different types of medications can be prescribed and inhalers are the mainstay of treatment. If you have allergies, consider allergen immunotherapy. See an allergist for best advice. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for asthma?

What is the best treatment for asthma?

Depends on severity: Treatment of asthma depends on the severity of the disease in an individual patient, which is determined by frequency of daytime or nighttime symptoms, need for quick relief inhaler, interference with work or exercise and lung function. Mild asthma is treated with a short-acting bronchodilator as needed, but more persistent disease is treated with controller medications taken regularly. ...Read more

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What is the proper treatment of asthma?

Control: Managing asthma is about "control". Most patient's will be on an inhaled steroid medication to control the inflammation in the airways. If this isn't enough, additional medications can be used. Airway dilator medications are used frequently. There are both long-acting and short-acting versions of these. Once patients' symptoms are controlled for several months, we can sometimes cut back meds. ...Read more

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What is a possible treatment for asthma?

What is a possible treatment for asthma?

Various: There are various categories and brands. Not possible to describe all here. There are preventive medications and rescue medications. ...Read more

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What is a possible treatment for asthma?

What is a possible treatment for asthma?

Various: There are various categories and brands. Not possible to describe all here. There are preventive medications and rescue medications. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of sever asthma ?

Several options: In general the treatment of asthma is: avoidance of triggers/allergens, medications (including nasal steroids, long acting beta agonists, leukotriene blockers) and immunotherapy. In severe asthma other more potent anti - inflammatory medications could be used as well. Xolair can be considered in some cases as well. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for asthma?

What are the treatment options for asthma?

Numerous options: Over the last 25 years of my practice, I have witnessed a sea change in treatment options for asthma. I no longer have had to rely on daily systemic steroids. New generations of inhaled steroids, bronchial tube dilators, non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications, and anti-allergic antibody injections. Many other exciting prospects are in the pipeline! ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for inherits asthma?

Whats the best treatment for inherits asthma?

Varies: All true asthma has an inherited component. All cases are relatively unique in their presentation, severity and treatment needs.The best way to find out is with a regular physician whom you provide your history and present form of treatment.Modifications can be made based on event & symptom frequency along with tests when indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for severe asthma?

What is the best treatment for severe asthma?

Asthma treatment: Well, your question is rather complex to explain fully here. There are many layers of medications for treatment of asthma depending on the severity of the diseases and / or if it is related to allergy. Severe asthma merits a specialist in lung and / or allergist visit and might require multiple medications and treatment modalities. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for asthma and its cure?

Asthma: Studies have shown tha best results for asthma control are achieved by allergists. By determining your triggers, and treating your disease from different aspects, you have your best chance to control it. There are numeroud medications for it and allergen immunotherapy helps long term. ...Read more

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What pills are prescribed for asthma treatment?

What pills are prescribed for asthma treatment?

Singular&OralSteroid: Most of the time we treat Asthma by inlahant meds either through pump or through Nebuliser But there are two drugs we use in pill form that is Singula(MONTELUCAST) as a controller medicine and Oral Steroids we use sometime for short course for acute attack, Third is seldom used these days old drug Theophyline ...Read more

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Which was the first medicinal treatment of asthma?

Not sure: I would like to think that natural products with caffeine like coffee were used in earlier times. Also, ma huang (ephedrine) was probably used and with likely better outcomes. Hard to put a finger on just what was first. ...Read more

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What medicines are best for the treatment of asthma?

What medicines are best for the treatment of asthma?

Trigger avoidance: Agree with the statements about medicines should be tailored by your doctor to you. Additionally, if you know what triggers your asthma then controlling or avoiding those will help. Some common triggers include: Allergies (talk to your doctor about treatment options), infections (always wash your hands), exercise (pre-treat before starting) ...Read more

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What and when was the first medicinal treatment of asthma?

Anticholinergic: The oldest "mainstream" teatments for asthma the last 300 yrs were anticholinergics. Smoking the thornapple plant leaf (datura stramonium) such brosig's asthma-zigaretten; more recently a belladonna, asmador was smoked. Older: cousins of ephedra in oriental meds. Elecampane-an ancient herb has some expectornt qualities. The ancient egyptians smoked an anticholinergic, heated henbane "hyoscyamus". ...Read more

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Long term treatment for asthma .what is that mean exactly?

Long term treatment for asthma .what is that mean exactly?

Need MD follow-up: Long-term treatment for asthma includes the use of an inhaler, most often containing a steroid (like cortisol); medicines that reduce the amount of spasm of airways (like Singulair), a "rescue inhaler" like albuterol whenever you are going to do strenuous exercise or be exposed to dust or mold, and very aggressive treatment of respiratory infections often with steroids. Need doctor management. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

No: At the this time, with our present medical knowledge, there is no permanent cure for asthma. Asthma is an atopic disease where hypersensitivity develops in the lungs and can be triggered by many things. Treatment can be temporary or life-long and there is no way to predict whether someone will improve to where meds are not needed. ...Read more

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Hi i have a question can asthma go away with medical treatment?

Hi i have a question can asthma go away with medical treatment?

No cure: Asthma is a chronic medical condition influenced by genetics.It includes changes in at the cellular level in the lung tissue in the open/close messengers guarding the air spaces in the lung.It can be managed using meds that help diminish the effect of triggering events.Most can lead a long, productive life with good control.There is no cure. ...Read more

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