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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
2,967 doctors shared insights

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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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 the symptoms of asthma in children?

What are the symptoms of asthma in children?

Many: Asthma symptoms are varied. They can range from just having kids that cough with exercise or at night to kids that have shortness of breath and audible wheezing with anything from change of weather to colds. ...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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Are nebulisers better than inhalers for asthma in children ?

Are nebulisers better than inhalers for asthma in children ?

Debatable: Both are about equal but age makes a big difference. However even in older children and adults the nebulizer delivers the medicine better and more efficiently. ...Read more

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I've read about an article pointing out junk food as a worsening factor of asthma in children. Does this apply to adults?

I've read about an article pointing out junk food as a worsening factor of asthma in children. Does this apply to adults?

Asthma: Obesity has been linked to asthma. Eating junk food leads to obesity. Obesity in children as well as adults causes worsening of asthma symptoms. ...Read more

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How common is asthma in children?

How common is asthma in children?

Mgt: It is quite common and an estimated 1/7 children has had a history of recurrent wheezing. There are many presentations of this diverse disease which result in different patterns of presentation and course. Fortunately, there are effective treatments available. A virtual appointment is available online. ...Read more

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How do you treat asthma in children?

Reliever/controller: There are two types of asthma meds. Relievers. That are quick acting bronchodilators designed to "open up" the airways, and controllers. That attack the underlying cause of asthma: chronic inflammation. ...Read more

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How to heal asthma in children holistically?

Cannot: I'm afraid asthma cannot be cured by western medicine or any complementary or alternative medicine. It can, at best, be well-managed. Most children with asthma will actually outgrow it and be perfectly healthy (lung-wise) as adults. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat asthma in children?

What can be done to treat asthma in children?

Rescue and Control: We use a combination of rescue meds (albuterol) for acute (right now) symptoms AND controllers (inhaled steroids or leukotriene modifiers)for everyday/ long term control of symptoms. Reduction of triggers like tobacco smoke, dust, mold, other allergens. Talk to your primary care about options. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Asthma (Child) (Definition)

Asthma is a disorder that presents with wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. It is caused by airways of the lungs swelling and narrowing. ...Read more