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Dr. N Krishnaswamy

Allergist/Immunologist, Chennai

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. N Krishnaswamy is an experienced Allergist/Immunologist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. N Krishnaswamy personally at Allergy Clinic. in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. N Krishnaswamy on Lybrate.com.

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I am an asthmatic patient, so sometimes I face a problem in inhaling. And this is mostly during winters, I resist taking inhalers, so what should I do so that I this problem does not cause me much harm?

DAA, DNB
Pulmonologist, Bangalore
Hi. I understand your concerns. Asthma is chronic and a common problem causing symptoms. You will need to undergo pulmonary function test which is needed for diagnosis and also to assess severity of asthma based on which treatemnt can be started. Inhalers are the right treatment option without any side effects or addiction. Consult a pulmonologist for the same. As if left untreated it can be life threatening. Hope your questions were answered. Thanks.
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I have a problem of asthma. I have to take inhaler every day problem is more in winters. So please suggest what can I do.?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Take 11 guava leaves, 11 black pepper, 1 cup milk and one cup water. Put all of them in pot and boil it well, when it reduced to one cup, drink in empty stomach. Take this daily for at least six months or a year. Boil cumin seeds in water and inhale the steam. It helps dilate the bronchial passage. Take 5 gm of ginger, black pepper, cardamom, clove, cinnamon, turmeric and 30 gm of sugar. Grind the mix to a powder. Take half to one teaspoonful and mix it nicely with honey. Take it twice a day. Also herbal medicines can help to get relief from asthma upto 80%.
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If a women having asthma n she wants to conceive can she conceive? Is it right for a women to conceive when she is having breathing problem. Pls give the satisfactory answer. Thanks.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
If a women having asthma n she wants to conceive can she conceive? Is it right for a women to conceive when she is ha...
Yes you can conceive, but only if your Asthma is well controlled. Asthma can behave differently during pregnancy but in most women we see that their condition remains stable without any exacerbation. But having said that, you might need more frequent follow ups with your physician or pulmonologist regarding your asthma. I would advise you to talk to a physician regarding your current medication, to know if it is safe in pregnancy.
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I am 63 years. Male and I am having severe breathing problem from last 5 years. Consulted many doctors and taken medicines according to their advice but nothing happened so far so can you help me out?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Can be asthma/copd. Get spirometry done. If smoker stopsmoking. Medicne will depends on your diagnosis.
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I am 31 year old male and I have allergic rhinitis and I have to take cetirizine table once in three days. And also my immune system is very low. Some doctors told me to operate but I do not want to operate. Please guide me.

MS - ENT,MBBS
ENT Specialist, Kolkata
I am 31 year old male and I have allergic rhinitis and I have to take cetirizine table once in three days. And also m...
Regular cold may be due to Allergies or due to decreased immunity repeated episodes of viral infection. *Steam inhalation  twice a day. *Have fruits 5 portions  every day  *A course of vitamin B complex and vitamin C to improve  immunity. *Avoid  allergic stimuli like dust ,pollens. If you remain in AC room either ensure AC FILTER is cleaned every 2 weeks  or use a mask *Steroid nasal  sprays may be needed for a prolonged duration Anti allergic  drugs may also be needed Hope this helps.
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Allergic Rhinitis - 7 Signs You Are Suffering from it!

MBBS, MS - ENT ( Gold Medalist Honors )
ENT Specialist, Gurgaon
Allergic Rhinitis - 7 Signs You Are Suffering from it!

Allergic rhinitis is characterized by symptoms of a runny nose, congestion, itchy eyes and sneezing. This disorder is usually caused by allergens such as pollen and dust. Commonly known as hay fever, allergic rhinitis may exhibit the following symptoms:

The symptoms of allergic rhinitis are:
1. You may experience a runny nose and congestion in the nose
2. You may have allergic conjunctivitis where your eyes turn itchy and watery
3. Persistent coughing
4. Symptoms of sneezing
5. Swelling may develop underneath the eyes
6. You may have an itchy nose
7. Constant signs of fatigue

Causes
Allergic rhinitis or hay fever causes the immune system to recognize certain airborne substances as harmful. The immune system in the body starts to form antibodies to combat these irritants. The antibodies cause the body to release “histamine”, a chemical that triggers the symptoms of allergic rhinitis.

The various triggers that may cause allergic rhinitis are:
1. Dust mites
2. Tree pollen
3. Grass pollen
4. Spoors from outdoor and indoor fungi
5. Ragweed pollen

The treatment for this disorder is to avoid exposure to the triggers. Mild symptoms of this disorder may be treated with over-the-counter medications whereas severe symptoms may require prescription medications.
The various medications for allergic rhinitis are:

  1. Antihistamines: Antihistamines may be administered as pills or nasal sprays; these medications can help with itching and sneezing. Antihistamines help in limiting the effects of histamine in the body.
  2. Nasal corticosteroids: These prescription medications can help treat itching and inflammation in the nose. They are usually the first medications that are administered.
  3. Decongestants: Decongestants are over-the-counter medications that can be used to treat congestion in the nose. You should be careful not to overuse these medicines as they can increase blood pressure.
  4. Allergy shots: If medications do not relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis, the doctor may prescribe allergy shots to treat the disorder. The injections contain allergens in small amounts which are injected over a period of time; this causes the body to get used to these allergens, resulting in a reduction of the symptoms. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.
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What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? What are their side effects? What safety measures need to adopt?

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Hi, homoeopathic medicines are best for treating asthma as they don't have any side effects. Safety measures in order to avoid getting attacks of asthma to be kept in mind * avoid mosquito repellents and insecticidal sprays *use mosquito nets *avoid curd, pickles, citrus fruits, fruits like guavas, pineapple, strawberries as they worsen the condition.
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I have asthma and too weak and not becoming fatty please help and suggest medicine to become fatty.

DNB(Respiratory Diseases), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Jabalpur
I have asthma and too weak and not becoming fatty please help and suggest medicine to become fatty.
your BMI is 21.53 and normal for your weight and height is between 18.5 to 25, so you are ok as per your height weight then why do you want to be fatty?
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My father has an asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer for long term?

MBBS,PGDMCH,PGDGM,AFIH,MHA,DEM
General Physician, Noida
Hello, your father is asthametic, he has to continue his asthma medicines as when required for life long. No harm to continue.
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I am 26male suffering from asthma. I am taking focort 400 daily but haven't got relief. Feeling very lazy n can't even climb stairs please help me out. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, in order to cure a case of asthma, a detailed case taking along with some blood reports are required. Please conduct your blood tests for tc, dc, esr, & ige. Revert back with the results and consult me privately via lybrate. In the mean time you can take ayurvedic arjunarista syrup. Take 20 ml of the aforesaid medicine, thrice daily, after meals.
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Yesterday morning I stepped on a dead mouse outside my showroom. It was raining heavily. I saw that it's throat was slit, by maybe a bite. I immediately got scared that the bite might be from a rabid dog. I was wearing shoes at the time. I got back in the car and my shoes touched my steering and gearbox. I touched them as well and later ate food. Am I at risk for rabies or is it just an irrational fear?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Yesterday morning I stepped on a dead mouse outside my showroom. It was raining heavily. I saw that it's throat was s...
Rabies is due to a virus which is transmitted to human being by the bite of infected wild animals like wolve, jackals, fox, wild bat, dog, cat, monkey etc. The virus is present in the saliva of infected animal. Don't worry. You are not at risk for rabies.
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I am 42 years old. What is Asthma Symptoms of Asthma Types of Asthma Asthma and lifestyle Medical care for Asthma Dealing with an Asthma attack Treatment of Asthma Control of Asthma Allergies & Asthma Asthma and exercise Any other relevant information How I consult with you?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
It is a chronis inflamatory dis of airways, causing cough, breathlessness and can be controlled by use of asthma preevntor medicine by inhalation with spacer. In emergency use asthma reliver medicine by inhalation. Avoid dust, smoke, polens, pollutions, animal danders.
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BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
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I got biten by a street dog approximately 40 days ago, I took a shot of rabipur after few hours of the bite after that I have not taken any shot. Its been 40 days now and I suffered for common cold for two days and now I am suffering from cough. Am I infected by rabies? Can I start taking shot again, will it help? Please help me with some advices.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
You have taken anti rabies vaccine so it will save you repeating it is not required and as such it is very late cold and cough is a very common problem just take honitus cough syrup three times a day warm water saline gargles several times a day and steam inhalation regularly everyday till you recover.
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Hlo. Sir. I have been suffering from dust allergies since 15 years old and I have asthma problem also. So pls suggest me how to getrid of this two problems?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Do an allergy test after consulting an allergy specialist to find out the exact agent causing allergy so that you can take precaution
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I am suffering from problem of weakness and cold and fever & tried visiting a doctor in a nearby clinic but unable to recover from problem of weakness suggest some ways to regain strength and immunity and recover from cold.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
A good healthy diet is fundamental to good health and a strong immune system. A majority of your diet should be made up of unprocessed, natural foods such as fresh fruits, vegies, legumes, wholegrains, nuts and seeds. Having a well-balanced diet will supply you with all the essential nutrients your body needs for a healthy immune system such as zinc, vitamin a and c, selenium and iron.
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When the winter and rainy season came I get suffered from cough and oxygen problem?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold. they are all easy. -Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. -Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough. -Get plenty of rest/sleep.staying at home will keep you from spreading germs.Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. -Drink plenty of fluids(veg/tomato soups,dal water/coconut water/herbal tea etc), and eat nutritious food(like sprouts/boiled eggs without yolk with milk). Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can impair your sleep -Treatment:A cold usually lasts for a week or two. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn't need medical treatment. -Complications like infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs must be treated with antibiotics. -Gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. -Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation. -Tablet nasorest-p once/twice daily may ease breathing. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily -Cough- For dry cough.Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough.(1 tsp thrice daily) -Productive cough:it brings up mucus from behind the throat or the lungs.These coughs should not be suppressed to the point that they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. -Get chest xray done if cough lasts for more than a week and consult doctor immediately.
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I am an bronchial asthama patient and am suffering from breathlessness often what medicine should I take have consulted the doctor but have got little relief.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Get a spirometry done to diagnose cause of breathlessness. Can be cardiac cause also. Consult a pulmonologist. If diagnosed case of asthma, can try budamate 200 2 puyff/twice/day with spacer.
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