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Dr. Neal Jain Dr. Jain
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Are there any over-the-counter treatments for asthma in adults?

Dr. Neal Jain Dr. Jain
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Are there any over-the-counter treatments for asthma in adults?

Unfortunately no: Currently there are no safe, effective treatments available over the counter for treatment of asthma. If you are experiencing frequent symptoms of asthma (symptoms of cough, wheeze, chest tightness, shortness of breath) more than 2x week, you should seek out a medical professional as this is a potentially dangerous condition. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Asthma (Child) (Definition)

A disorder in which the lung's airways swell, narrow, and produce extra mucus, resulting in wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. ...Read more


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Are over-the-counter remedies good for the control of catarrh in children with asthma?

Are over-the-counter remedies good for the control of catarrh in children with asthma?

No: Catarrh (meaning inflammation and thick discharge) in children with asthma may be part of the normal asthmatic process, and should be treated with preventative, anti-inflammatory controller medications if it occurs frequently or persistently. These are only available by rx in the us. It also often can be from a secondary infection-sinusitis or bronchitis and may need treatment with a antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are some herbal treatments for sinus infection in children?

Depends: On the age of the child and whether its sinus congestion or sinus infection. Sinus infections when serious rarely resolve with supportive care alone. Congestion on the other hand can improve significantly though temporarily with eucalyptus and/or peppermint. These measures should be avoided in young children. ...Read more

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Congested chest&sticky phlegm in throat, best home remedies to bring quick relief? For adults? For children?

Congested chest&sticky phlegm in throat, best home remedies to bring quick relief? For adults? For children?

Lots of fluids!: Extra fluids may help. Make your own cough medicine by using 1 part tea, 1part honey, and l part lemon juice. An "expectorant" is an over-the-counter medication which may help to liquify mucous secretions and make them easier to cough up. Don't give honey to babies under one year old. And it goes without saying that a non-smoking environment will be helpful to everyone. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Are chinese herbs effective in treating a persistant cough?

Are chinese herbs effective in treating a persistant cough?

Why are you coughing: The treatment of a cough is the treatment of the cause of the cough. The cause could be a cold or cancer or a dozen other things. Similarly, chinese herbs have been around for thousands of years. Some herbs are very helpful and some can be fatal when used improperly. Personally, i think you can do better with herbal tea (chinese or otherwise) and honey for most coughs. ...Read more

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Are natural remedies for learning disabilities in child safe?

Are natural remedies for learning disabilities in child safe?

Do Not Work: Most are not tested for safety, so there may be some danger. More importantly, not one has been shown to have any benefit. Do not waste your money. ...Read more

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Are their any helpful home remedies for pink-eye in a child?

Relief, not cure: Most pink eye in childhood and infancy is due to viral conjunctivitis. You can relieve the symptoms with warm soaks and bland eyedrops to clear out secretions. Sometimes there is bacterial infection - look for swelling, pus, crusting. If these are present see your ophthalmologist. Home remedies can relieve symptoms but not cure the problem. ...Read more

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Any proven herbal remedies for the hyper child?

Any proven herbal remedies for the hyper child?

Probably: I have no training in herbs, but i can tell you that hyperactivity is extremely common and is most often due to sugar intake. Stop sugar in all its forms and look at how to initiate a proper diet made up of "god-made" food. There are no short cuts to a proper diet for it is the fuel for which we were designed and the brain of a child requires excellent nutrition. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for pneumonia in children?

What are the home remedies for pneumonia in children?

Simply said: Full bedrest , plenty of fluids, eat healthy meals and follow advice of physician and take all prescribed medications as directed. Do not miss your follow up appointment! ...Read more

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Natural asthma solutions? Are there any non-pharmaceutical remedies for asthma that you can recommend?

Natural asthma solutions? Are there any non-pharmaceutical remedies for asthma that you can recommend?

Don't be foolish: If you have asthma the disease is a real risk to health and life where appropriate medications are very effective and infinitely safer. You are risking "life and limb". Don't be foolish. See a primary care or specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for asthma in children?

Is there a cure for asthma in children?

Can be controlled !: There are over 20 million americans tha have asthma and is is now common in children. As asthma is a chronic disease it is not curable in a sense but it can be very well controlled, with kids leading normal active lives. There are many olympian champions who have been asthmatics. It is important to understand what asthma is and the triggers in the environment as well as genetics and allergies. ...Read more

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Is there some natural efficient medicine against cough in children?

Is there some natural efficient medicine against cough in children?

Honey: Nothing special, but mixtures of honey over 1 year of age have been shown to help a bit. It also depends upon the cause. Nasal or sinus drainage may be helped by saline nose drops.Moisture from humidifier also helps. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural remedies for grave's disease in a child?

Are there any good natural remedies for grave's disease in a child?

No: Only selenium has been shown to improve graves' orbitopathy (eye involvement) as shown in a recent recent. In order to lower thyroid hormone levels, only antithyroid medications (such as Methimazole and ptu (propylthiouracil)) can effective in achieving such goal. There is now a black warning for the use of ptu (propylthiouracil) (can cause liver damage) so most pediatric endcorinologist will now prescribe methimazole. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies to treat giardia and entameoba in a 5 yr old child?

Are there any natural remedies to treat giardia and entameoba in a 5 yr old child?

No: If your child is having sypmtoms from giardia and entamoeba your doctor is likely to recommend taking an oral antibiotic. Untreated, they can progress to severe painful, bloody diarrhea. However, if your child has absolutely no symptoms you can discuss the possibility of not treating and watching closely. No natural, herbal, or cleansing remedies have been shown to work in scientifc studies. ...Read more

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Is there any new treatment for asthma in children?

Is there any new treatment for asthma in children?

Leukotrienes: One of the more recent advances in long term chronic therapies in inflammatory medications include leukotrienes, such as Montelukast( Singulair) and others. For a detailed description ofmide of action, discuss this with your pulmonologist ...Read more

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What are safe treatments for reflux in toddlers?

What are safe treatments for reflux in toddlers?

Child reflux: Prevacid is now approved for ages as low as one year old, so this would apply to all the proton pump inhibitors, such as Prilosec otc, nexium, Aciphex (rabeprazole) and zegerid. ...Read more

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Best home remedy for adult with the croup.

Best home remedy for adult with the croup.

Hot steam helps: Try going ino the washroom and turn on the hot shower and steam yourself20-30 minutes several times a day. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for ear infections in children?

What are the best natural remedies for ear infections in children?

None: There are no substances that naturally cure ear infections. The body's immune system may cure itself and when not, antibiotics are needed. No other things have been shown to cure these infections despite claims made. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways, caused ...Read more