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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)

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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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