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Dr. Maitree

Allergist/Immunologist, Delhi

Dr. Maitree Allergist/Immunologist, Delhi
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I have dust allergy so please solve them with our consultancy which doctor has to be preferred.

MMed, MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Chennai
You can visit any reputed allergist in your place. Make sure they are trained in western medicine for immunotherapy.
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Im taking alopathic medicines to cure chest congestion from 20 days and I feel im ok but now at night suddenly im not able to breathe and seems falling sleep what to do please hlp.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vadodara
There are some chances of having lingering infection, or unresolved infection.... For healthy recovery and permanent solution you can try taking homeopathic medicine.... But for that you need to conuslt... Till then you can take Ars Alb (Homeopathic) 30 TDS for 2 days..
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What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? What are their side effects?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello lybrate-user asthma can be cure and the recurrence part can be avoided in ayurvedic science by pancha karma (bio cleaning) procedure. Depending upon the stage, age, body nature treatment is done. Little diet and life style changes are to be adopted on consultant advice. Absolutely no side effects. Rx pushkaramrut 3tsp_0_03tsp diluting with cup of water a/f asthomap 1_0_1 with warm water a/f for 3 weeks recommended.
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How can I prevent my self from getting ill? I am very sensitive to dust and pollution.

DNB(Respiratory Diseases), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Jabalpur
Eat healthy diet, sleep well and exercise regularly.not using tobacco/ alcohol is a way of adapting healthy life
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My son 3 months old is suffering from bronchitis. There's retractions. Kindly advise.

FIAP(NEONATE), MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
A 3 month old child having retractions needs to be evaluated in detail by a pediatrician. Warm regards.
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I have bronchitis and taking aerocart n tiomate inhaler with montair lc (od. I dont drink or smoke. All other tests good. I am 65 yrs old male. Feel comfortable. Can you advise if its ok.

DNB (Respiratory diseases), MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Nagpur
This information is not sufficient to differentiate between asthma & copd. Both have different treatment, you are taking a mixture of both treatments. Send your spirometry report and chest xray report so that I can help.
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Iam getting sneezes oftenly, due to dust amd smoke can you help me solve my issue.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Do steam inhalation with Karvol plus inhalant capsule 2-3 times daily 2.Put otrivin nasal drop one drop three times daily 3. Take one tablet ofLevo cetrizine at bed time 4. if you have recurrent attack of sneezing, You may be having sinusitis or allergic rhinitis 5.take x ray/CT scan of PNS to confirm sinusitis and consult ENT specialist for advice and treatment 6. If sinusitis is excluded, then it is due to allergic rhinitis,do an allergy test after consulting allergy specialist/immunologist to find out the cause of allergy and follow the treatment and advice accordingly
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Hi I have done food allergy test too. That' s why got to know some of swellings causing products. The swelling comes stays for long time 4-5 days earlier but now 2-4 days. Because antiallergic. But its only reducing swelling not curing. I want to get cured n get rid of this allergy factor. Please give me a good suggestion.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I can suggest you 2 homoeo medicines which will surely help u overcome yr food allergies hepar sulph 6x ( sbl/wsi/dr. Reckeweg) 1 tab twice daily direct in mouth adernalinum 30 ( sbl/dr. Reckeweg ) 1 drop every week direct in mouth bedtime report after 6 months
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Can Ayurveda Boost Your Immunity?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Can Ayurveda Boost Your Immunity?

The reason why you suffer from bad health every now and then is due to your poor immune system. Whenever there is a change in weather and you are attacked by the flu virus, stop blaming the weather because it is actually your weakened immune system that has let you down. Same goes for the particular food you eat or the way you heal from your wounds rather slowly.

So, if you really want to boost up your immunity system, then you can take a cue from the books of Ayurveda. Ayurveda not only believes in healing the body but makes sure that the root cause is weeded out so that you stay healthy for a longer duration of time.

Let us see how Ayurveda develops your immune system so that you can withstand all kinds of emotional, physical and most importantly, environmental challenges.

  1. The first thing Ayurveda says is to stick to healthy and nutritious foods. That doesn’t mean, you can’t cheat once in a week, but make sure that you have a protein rich and less carbohydrate diet. Make sure your food is warm; neither hot nor cold when you consume it.
  2. Cold foods and drinks are harmful to your body because they affect the digestive system. Say no to any kind of aerated drinks.
  3. Avoid foods, which are oily and especially difficult to digest.
  4. Take care of your muscles and skin by massaging daily with sesame or sunflower oil. They help in rebuilding the tissues of your body.
  5. While taking a bath, apply some essential oils such as lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus or juniper oil in a tub of warm water. This will make you feel fresh and uplift your mood.
  6. While cooking, add some spices to your food, especially turmeric, cumin, coriander or cinnamon. These will increase the food value.

There are some suggestions made by Ayurveda:

  1. Make sure you get an adequate of 6-8 hours of sleep. Avoid sleeping less or oversleeping.
  2. Exercise regularly; yoga, walking, free hand exercises which will increase blood circulations in your body.

Finally, avoid negative thinking. Make sure you are infused with a positive spirit, no matter what the situation is. Doing this, you will stay physically and mentally spirited.

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My child has asthma more than a year, he is now 5 years old, dry coughing is his main problem when he ate any rapper's item, coughing gets started. Please suggest.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Kollam
My child has asthma more than a year, he is now 5 years old, dry coughing is his main problem when he ate any rapper'...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user Kindly do an allergy skin test for common allergans like dust mites and do a peak flow meter to confirm asthma .Start on inhaled brochodialators and steroids with spacer device and Oral antihistamines with Montelukast .Avoid processed food and drinks in packages. Practice allergy avoidance .Thankyou.
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I have asthma and because ofbthisbi can't breathe properly so please suggest me ways to prevent ir.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
You must try to identify the conditions in which your problem of asthma increases and then take proper precautions to avoid it as much as possible also continue with the treatment.
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I am 14 yars old (female) and suffering from wheat allergy is there any treatment for this.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Kollam
Dear Kindly confirm wheat allergy and avoid wheat containing food if allergy skin test or oral wheat challenge is positive or placebo controlled trial under an allergy in a hospital setting is the most confirmatory test. There is no treatment yet for food allergy. Thankyou.
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How to Know if Your Child Suffers From Food Allergy

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
How to Know if Your Child Suffers From Food Allergy

Your child is fond of nuts and has eaten a chocolate with nuts but shortly after that develops a skin rash and starts to itch. The rash may even spread to the surrounding area. This is an indication of food allergy to nuts.

What happens is simple - the body's immune system recognizes specific proteins in the food as harmful (antigens) and produces antibodies which can combat them. This leads to an allergic reaction which can vary from something as simple as a skin rash to severe breathing issues.
Though any child can develop food allergies, in most cases, there is a strong hereditary linkage. If parents have had a history of allergy to certain foods, then there is a strong likelihood that the child could have that food allergy too.

Some of the common foods that can cause allergies are as follows:

  1. Cow's milk
  2. Eggs
  3. Nuts (peanuts, walnuts, pecans, cashews or hazelnuts)
  4. Soy
  5. Wheat
  6. Fish (salmon, cod and others)
  7. Shellfish (lobsters, shrimps and others)

Of these, peanuts, seafood, and milk are the most common food stuffs that lead to allergies.

Because the child is yet to realize that he has eaten something that his system will not readily accept, the allergic reaction can be described in various ways, as below:

  1. Scratching or itching on the tongue
  2. Change in the voice - can become husky or hoarse
  3. Burning of the tongue
  4. Tingling of the tongue
  5. Funny feeling in the mouth
  6. Feeling of something stuck in the throat
  7. Itchy feeling or bugs in the ears
  8. Throat going thick
  9. Bump on the back of the tongue

These are some ways that a child can describe his allergic reaction. Some of the mild symptoms of a food allergy are as follows:

  1. Hives (red, swollen, itchy areas on the skin)
  2. Eczema of the skin (dry, itchy rash)
  3. Nasal congestion
  4. Sneezing
  5. Itching of the tongue and the mouth
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Stomach pain

Severe symptoms include:

  1. Severe swelling of the lips and tongue that can block breathing
  2. Inability to swallow
  3. Difficulty breathing
  4. Turning blue
  5. Dropping of pulse
  6. Drowsiness

As the parent identifies a similar reaction when eating the same food item, they can suspect allergic reactions and immediately reach out to the doctor. A detailed discussion will help establish the causative agent. Once that is known, then avoiding food allergies is quite easy. In fact, a well-informed child will know that avoiding certain foods is very beneficial. This will improve the quality of life of the child, help avoid missing school due to allergic reactions, and help avoid the child (and the parent) suffering.

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Bronchitis - Common Causes Behind It!

Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, FCCP - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Nagpur
Bronchitis - Common Causes Behind It!

If you find yourself suffering from coughing spells accompanied by breathlessness and phlegm, you may have bronchitis. Bronchitis is a respiratory disease that causes an inflammation of the bronchial tubes. This narrows the airway and does not allow sufficient oxygen to reach the lungs. There are two types of bronchitis; acute bronchitis that lasts for 1-3 weeks and chronic bronchitis that persists for 3 months to 2 years.

Causes of acute bronchitis
Acute bronchitis is usually a result of viral, lung infections. It can also be caused by bacterial infections and exposure to irritants such as tobacco smoke, dust, vapours and particulate matter in the air.

Causes of chronic bronchitis
Repeated attacks of acute bronchitis can weaken the bronchial passage with time and lead to the development of chronic bronchitis. This condition can also be caused by prolonged exposure to dust, pollution and industrial fumes. This puts coal miners, grain handlers and metal workers at a high risk of suffering from this disease. Smoking cigarettes can also irritate the bronchial tubes and contribute to the development of this condition. Chronic bronchitis worsens when a person is exposed to high levels of sulpher dioxide and other such air pollutants for prolonged time periods. Some of the symptoms of bronchitis are:

  • A persistent cough
  • Phlegm
  • Breathlessness
  • Tightening of the chest
  • Fever

If these symptoms last for over a week or begin to interfere with your regular lifestyle, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. Self-medicating with an over the counter cough suppressant is counterproductive in the case of bronchitis as a cough is the only way for phlegm and mucus to be expelled from the body. Conventional treatment for bronchitis includes

  • Getting lots of rest
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Avoiding exposure to smoke and dust
  • Steam inhalations

Along with this, your doctor may also prescribe cough medicines and a bronchial inhalator. In cases of chronic bronchitis, oral or inhaled steroids may also be needed. Your doctor may also suggest a flu vaccine as bronchitis make your lungs vulnerable to further infections. If you smoke, your doctor will also urge you to quit as cigarette smoke can aggravate your symptoms.

In cases of severe chronic bronchitis where the bronchial tube’s ability to pass oxygen is compromised, oxygen therapy may be needed. In such cases, you may need to have an oxygen tank on hand to be used continuously or as required.

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I had been bitten by a street puppy today. I had took TT injection too. And I want to know about the next treatment details for injury?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Clean the wound with normal saline and do dry dressing and if it is inflammed than contact a nearby doctor for further guidance
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Hi, I have some issues while breathing. Although I do not have asthma. But still I feel it hard while taking breathe. If I did not breathe properly I used to start feeling tired and dull. I feel short of breathe sometimes. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician,
You have chronic allergic bronchitis with bronchial spasm thereby you are not being able to breath properly. Do regular warm saline gargle. And have homemade freshly prepared lemon juice which is rich in vitamin c thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevent infection. You will be ok.
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I am 26 year old male. I am allergic to cheese 2.18, tomato, tamarind, casein, aspergillus fumigatus 2.17, ofloxacin house dustmites, flour mill dust I am suffering from this since 10 years. Which doctor should I consult. I have doubt of asthma too. How should I get it inspected.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You have to take chest nut - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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I have dust allergy, long journey and due to dust it is possible during cough reddish blood also come with it. It happens three or four times not regularly. I don't feel any other problems. In childhood I suffered from Asthma, but it cured with complete course at that time. Please resolve my problem.

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
Dear lybrate-user, Asthma in your childhood may have recurred and you must investigate yourself with lung function test, xray of chest and relevant blood tests to come to conclusion. Once diagnosed, treatment is possible. REGARDS, Dr. Manish Sachdev.
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Hello I have been diagnosed with allergic asthma. Please suggest medication and diet. Also I have some swelling near the chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hello I have been diagnosed with allergic asthma. Please suggest medication and diet. Also I have some swelling near ...
Please Avoid oily spicy and fast food, cold water, cold drinks ice cream etc Take Somasav 20 ml twice a day Kankasav 20 ml twice a day Please consult me regularly on Lybrate for advice to increase your immunity to reduce severity and to prevent recurrences.
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