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Dr. Vasantha Kumar

Pulmonologist, Chennai

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Dr. Vasantha Kumar Pulmonologist, Chennai
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Dr. Vasantha Kumar is a trusted Pulmonologist in Mogappair West, Chennai. You can visit her at Velammal Family Clinic - Nolambur in Mogappair West, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vasantha Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have highly cough problem. I have big problem with breathing due to cough cold problem. Please suggest doctor for that.

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General Physician
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I have highly cough problem.
I have big problem with breathing due to cough cold problem.
Please suggest doctor for t...
1.You may be having Asthmatic bronchitis 2. Do warm saline gurgling and steam inhalation with karvol plus inhant capsule 2-3 times daily 3. Take honitus syrup 2tsf thrice daily 4. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 45 consult me for further advice

I had cough regularly. What should I do.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician
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How long you are having? What treatment you have done for that and how long? under which circumstances your cough starts? come back with some more elaborate description to my private section.

I smoke 5 times in a day. How much it effects my lungs, and do lungs purify themselves or I should do something else to purify it ?

FCCP (USA), MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist
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The best things I can advise you is quit smoking at the earliest. There is nothing to get your lungs purified after smoking. In the long run will harm you.

What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? what are their side effects?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Depends upon comorbidity and individual patient. Mosly inhaled steroid with long acting beta 2 agonist in combination suits most of patients.

I am suffering from dry cough for the last two weeks and I have chest pain Whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

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I am suffering from dry cough for the last two weeks and I have chest pain Whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest wha...
1. Avoid exposure to cold 2. Take bath with little warm water 3. Do steam inhalation regularly at least once a day 4. Warm salt water gargles daily 5 no cold water / cold drinks / ice creams and so on for med contact on private chat.

I am 42 years old. I am suffering from cough two years. Acidity at night after meal. Voice of gur gur with swash night and early morning like asthma.

MD Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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Have you got any investigations done. You could be having a gastro esophageal reflux disease. If you need more advise please consult.

I am gonna adopt a cat. My friends says that Dnt adopt a cat you will get asthma. Help me please.

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General Physician
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I am gonna adopt a cat. My friends says that Dnt adopt a cat you will get asthma. Help me please.
Not everybody is allergic to cats. I n case you are allergic to cats do avoid them but if you are not allergic please go ahead and have a pet.

I am 63 years old. Diabetic patient with t. B. Take medicinejanuvia100 for diabetes and rcnex 600 for t. B. My feet has become blackish coloured. Please Advise.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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Where do you have tb? and if you have tb, you need full akt, not just rcnex. And regarding feet, it might be dry gangrene due to diabetes. Need to examine.

I have a problem of asthma so that I will get tired and also have a problem of cold always In every winter season, what can I do?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Can be asthma with allergic rhinitis. Use asthma preventor medicine by inhalation with spacer regularly and use anti allergic for cold.

I have cough and my throat is paining from last 2 days. Today my head is also paining which medicine I have to take.

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Homeopath
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I have cough and my throat is paining from last 2 days. Today my head is also paining which medicine I have to take.
Take aconite 200, 5 drops bd for 3 days n belladona 200 5 drops single dose. If headache continues thn use belladona for 3 days in same potency.

Sir, I have been suffering from fever since last two days. And I have dry cough. In morning time I am very fed up from coughing. So please give a suitable way.

MBBS
General Physician
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Sir, I have been suffering from fever since last two days. And I have dry cough. In morning time I am very fed up fro...
Take tab paracetamol 500mg three times a day and honitus cough syrup three times a day do warm water saline gargles and take complete rest if you don't recover in two or three days then consult a good physician and get further investigated and clinically checked.

In case of asthma how many times I can use a inhellar in a day?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Controler inhaler twice/day and ashtalin inhalation sos. But for good control,need for asthalin inh shpould be nil/once/week

I have a cold & cough and having allergy from flowers like rose lily and morga daisy. Skin allergies and nose bleeding.

MBBS
General Physician
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For cold take tablet cetrizine at night and For cough take syp ascoril-D 2.5 ml twice a day and for nose bleed we have to examine you for further guidance

Hello sir/madam, I have one question. I have cough and cold in this season bt from 3-4 days blood is bleeding when I throughout cough or cold so give me a suggestion what can I do and is this serious matter or not?

MD-Pulmonology
Pulmonologist
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Hello sir/madam, I have one question. I have cough and cold in this season bt from 3-4 days blood is bleeding when I ...
This cough and cold recurring on changing season is generally due to allergic phenomena however this time bleeding maybe because of severe inflammation you can use vasoconstrictor nasal drops for example otrivin 4 to 5 times a day use a combination of montelukast and levocetirizine one tablet at night time avoid cold exposure consult in ent specialist if it doesn't help in 2 to 3 days.

I am suffering from dry cough last 2 weeks, when I am sleeping it's happens lot so any suggest mi about that.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist
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I am suffering from dry cough last 2 weeks, when I am sleeping it's happens lot so any suggest mi about that.
1. Avoid exposure to cold 2. Do not take cold water 3. Do steam inhalation 2/ 3 times 4. Take bath with little warm water do for 5 days

I am unable to bare cough and cold can you please let me know how to get rid of them?

MBBS
General Physician
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I am unable to bare cough and cold can you please let me know how to get rid of them?
First of all we need to find reason for your symptoms. It can be out of allergy or infection. How long you having it? its dry or wet. If wet white or yellow. Do you ve fever along with it?

I am having severe cough and fever upto 101 for more than 6 days.my all the test conducted for malaria,thypoid, liver,kidney etc are negative. COUGH IS SEVERE DURING NIGHT

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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If fever still present,then evaluation again is needed by physician. if no fever then cough will settle down with antitussive. Should get xray chest taken.
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