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What Is The Overall Approach To Patients With Allergies And Asthma
Avoid allergens: 1.Avoidance one should avoid things to which you are allergic. Also avoid irritants like cigarette smoke and air pollution. 2. Medication medications control inflammation and symptoms, but do not cure. It is important to take medications regularly. 3. Immunotherapy for environmental allergies, allergy shots are effective. New research shows oral desensitization effective for food anaphylaxis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
How to treat a patient who has allergy causing her to have asthma, coughing and runny nose, difficulty in breathing?
What is the best allergy med (most safe) if a patient has had seizures? My daughter (18) was taking zyrtec, rhinocort, &advair for allergies & mild asthma prior to having seizures that began almost a yr. Ago. To air on the safe side he took her off all
Depends.....: Although there can be long, symptom-free intervals, asthma is an incurable disease so there are no "former asthma patients". Cats can contribute to asthma exacerbations in a patient with asthma and a cat allergy. An allergist can determine if an asthmatic is allergic to cats and, if so, can recommend treatments. ...Read more
It depends: on more information and examining particular patient. Generally propofol is safe in a well controlled asthmatics, yet anesthesia plan is formulated by anesthesiologist after careful consideration of past medical and surgical history, current medications, allergies and the nature of the procedure, as well as patient's physical status. Consult your doctor or consider "virtual" appt on HealthTap ...Read more
Triggers: A majority of asthma is secondary to allergies. An allergist can test you and determine your triggers. They can help you avoid your allergens, get you on a good treatment plan and if you are a candidate for it, can suggest desensitizing you to your allergens to improve your asthma and allergies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 16 years old. I am a asthma patient. It started in 3 years old. I am using inhaler esiflo 125. When this decease will go from me?
Depends on control: Asthma management is determined by the frequency and severity of your symptoms as well as your baseline functioning. If you continue to have frequent asthma attacks on your current medication, or if you are needing to use a rescue inhaler on a regular basis your doctor may not be able to step down your medication. It is not a question of time, but rather how well your asthma is controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has developed a rash on his chest back he says it do not itch he is an asthma patient should I be concerned?
Allergies?: Many young asthmatic have allergies and sometimes they are multiple. Of course the best way to get to the root of the problem is to have him skin tested. You may want to rule out possible contact dermatitis because of new laundry detergent, soap, new brands of undershirts sheets and pillowcases, etc. ...Read more
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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