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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

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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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What are some good home remedies for improving asthma?

What are some good home remedies for improving asthma?

Not many: Unfortunately most home remedies have not been shown to be effective. There is promising evidence for some chinese herbal remedies. Avoiding things you are allergic to, avoiding irritants such as smoke helps. Covering your face so that your breath warms and moistens the air helps in cold air and with exercise. ...Read more

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Does any one have a home remedy for asthma?

Does any one have a home remedy for asthma?

Maybe: Check with your pharmacist, or in a chinese store - a number of my patients like the chinese herbal remedies. More importantly, consult with a doctor to see what is causing/triggering the asthma, and you may not need medicine at all. ...Read more

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I'm 90% sure I have asthma, though i haven't been to the doctor. What are some good treatment options for asthma?

I'm 90% sure I have asthma, though i haven't been to the doctor. What are some good treatment options for asthma?

Prescription meds: This is something you work out with the doc after confirmation of the diagnosis. There are no good OTC or home treatments and asthma can kill you. So it's time to get in and learn how to properly manage your condition.If it is really asthma, it is a lifetime issue. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for Asthma?

What's the best home remedy for Asthma?

Not great one: There is no great home remedy for asthma although in Germany homeopathic and herbal products are commonly used though not been scientifically proven. In a pinch when there is no other option, drinking a few cups of coffee may provide transient relief. Consider seeing an allergist since allergen avoidance & allergy shots may be very helpful in providing long-term solution to asthma ...Read more

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I dont have asthma, I recently started to wheeze, and have a slight coff, what home remedy can remove it?

I dont have asthma, I recently started to wheeze, and have a slight coff, what home remedy can remove it?

Mgt: If you have a high pitched respiratory sound and dry cough, you most likely will need Albuterol inhaled treatments. This is a medication which can be prescribed by healthtap virtual consult or by your physician after a consultation. ...Read more

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Contracted a cold while traveling in Europe. I have asthma. Been using my inhaler and home breathing treatment but still feel a lot of wheezing/strain?

Contracted a cold while traveling in Europe. I have asthma. Been using my inhaler and home breathing treatment but still feel a lot of wheezing/strain?

Need an evaluation: You can have different infections from different locations of the globe. It would be wise to see your physician . There are certain illnesses in Europe they're not present here yet. ...Read more

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Does anyone have a home remedy that works on oral thrush, caused by the asthma medicine advair?

No...: You need an anti-fungal treatment and there are oral losenges that work well. They require a prescription so see your doctor for treatment. The best way to avoid this in the future is to rinse your mouth and spit it out after every use of the advair. ...Read more

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Asthma attack led to ER visit. Given breathing treatment and two steroids. Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack for home. My heart rate is 100, is that ok?

No: Although high-dose Medrol can increase your heart rate, use of bronchodilator or uncontrolled asthma may be another cause. I noted that you are on Toprol (metoprolol) which may render your asthma more difficult to control and you should discuss this with your doctor preferably a B/C allergist. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies to get rid of seasonal asthma or allergies?

What are some good home remedies to get rid of seasonal asthma or allergies?

Local honey : It has been suggested that eating locally harvested honey will help desensitize you to many of the local environmental allergies. ...Read more

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Which are some good home remedies to get rid of seasonal asthma or allergies?

Which are some good home remedies to get rid of seasonal asthma or allergies?

Environmental: removing or limiting indoor allergens is the key. Remove rugs (if possible or use HEPA filter vacuum. Cover mattresses with dust mite barrier covers. Smoke from tobacco, fireplaces,etc can also be a cause. Know your triggers and try to minimize your exposure. These are the best things you ca do. Good Luck ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are good home remedies for asthma out there?

Can you tell me if there are good home remedies for asthma out there?

No: There are no home remedies for asthma. You need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. Avoidance of triggers (allergies, smoke, perfume) can lessen exacerbations of asthma but you still need prescription medication. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for asthma flare ups?

Are there any good home remedies for asthma flare ups?

Asthma: There are plenty of good treatments for asthma . Asthma is due to inflammation of the airways so treatment needs to be based on prevention of that. It is divided into rescue and maintainance medications. She should she her doctor for a treatment program. ...Read more

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I get congestion leading to asthma and treatment?What should I do?

I get congestion leading to asthma and treatment?What should I do?

Allergies?: Congestion often occurs due to allergies. If this is the case you may want to get tested to determine what your allergies are. Avoidance or desensitizing shots may be the trick. Talk to your physician about non-sedating antihistamines if he/she feels it is allergies. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want to asked any doctor that somebody suffering from cough and asthma whole day and have to used neubiliser always. Is there any remedy or not.

I want to asked any doctor that somebody suffering from cough and asthma whole day and have to used neubiliser always. Is there any remedy or not.

Asthma: Asthma is an inflammatory lung condition which is treated with various types of medications. When symptoms are occasional beta agonist inhaler helps( for example albutetol inhalers and nebulizer), but when symptoms are very frequent then other meds are needed like for example inhaled steroids. If having persistent symptoms and significant trouble breathing go to ed as soon as possible. ...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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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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What would be a highly effective long term treatment for asthma?

What would be a highly effective long term treatment for asthma?

Control of triggers: Asthma has triggers and control of your triggers is the best way to control symptoms. Sometimes despite controlling triggers symptoms are persistent in that case your physician may prescribe ics/laba inhalers individually or in combo. Control of allergies is very important and if thats your issue consider montelukast/singulair. ...Read more

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Why does singular for asthma treatment have to be taken in the evening and not morning?

Doesn't matter: It doesn't matter if you take it in the morning or evening. It has to be taken once every day at the same time. ...Read more