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Dr. Wiqar Shaikh

Allergist/Immunologist, Mumbai

Dr. Wiqar Shaikh Allergist/Immunologist, Mumbai
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I am suffering from mild head ache since 2 years. Can you help me get rid from it? And l have dust allergy for 3 years. Suggest me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from mild head ache since 2 years. Can you help me get rid from it? And l have dust allergy for 3 year...
Homoeopathic medicine SANGUNARIA CAN Q ( DR REckeweg) Drink 10 drop in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily ALLER AID ( BAKSON) Chew 1 tab twice daily POTHOS 30 ( SBL) Drink 5 drops 2 times daily direct on tongue or in 1 spoon fresh water Drink plenty of water daily Eat nutritious food like green vegetables and fruits Exercise regularily Avoid fast nd fried food,Oily and spicy food,Nuts and dry fruits .Report after 60 days
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In how many days symptoms of allergic bronchitis like shortness of breath subsides. I am taking Allegra-M.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
it can take upto one month to subside..take ginger tea mixed with 2-3 crushed garlic cloves....Massaging the chest with warm sesame oil mixed with salt helps to loosen the phlegm deposited in the chest, especially, when followed with steam inhalation....
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I am 21 years old and I have been suffering from asthma from last 3 years I have been using many medicine to get rid of that can you please tell me anything regarding this problem. How can I get cured from this.

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I am 21 years old and I have been suffering from asthma from last 3 years I have been using many medicine to get rid ...
can be controlled only by using asthma controller medication inhaled steroid and LABA by inhalation with spacer. Avoid aggerevating factors.
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I have a dust allergy please advice me and some times it convert to asthma what are the precautions?

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Avoid dust. Asthma controller medication and skin prick test to identify allerge and desensitization.
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What exactly should I to increase my immune power? Like any tablet, tonic, powder? Any suggestion?

MBBS, PG Diploma in HIV Medicine
General Physician,
What exactly should I to increase my immune power? Like any tablet, tonic, powder?
Any suggestion?
Exercise, that's your magic lantern for good health and immune system. You are just 17 years old. You can digest anything but try healthy. Do regular exercise. Don't use antibiotics on your own and unnecessarily. Your diet should constitute with 60% carbs, 10-15% fats and remaining is protein. Take different colored fruits of all the seasons. Always stay happy and try to know the problem instead of following everything blindly. All the best contact if need any further assistance.
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I have constant coughing and sneezing due to dust allergy. I have pain in my chest (right side) whenever I cough or sneeze, even if I sleep towards right I have acute pain. This is since last 20 days.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. take honitus 2 tsf 2 times a day for 5 days. do gargle, take steam. consult physician if not ok.
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I am suffering from dust allergies every day it has affecting me more. Even small particles of dust also showing me affect on my body.

General Physician, Nashik
1. Stay away from Dust and Pollution. 2. Increase your immunity, eat plenty of Fruits and vegetables. 3. Kee Hydrated. Drink plenty of water and soups. 4. Exercise - Make it a habit to exercise or run for 45 minutes daily. This will improve your immunity. 5. Green Tea - Drink green Tea and coffee, They contain flavnoids and will. Improve your immunity. 6. Multivitamin - A good multivitamin of Antioxidants will also help you avoid cold and allergies. 7. Avoid eating outside food. 8. Handful of nuts like walnuts and almonds will improve your immunity to fight of the cold and allergies. 9. Maintain Healthy weight. 10. Yoga may also help in improving once immunity and inner strength.
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My father has an asthma what is the effect of using an asthma preventer for long term?

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Nashik
The effects are good if you are using inhalational steroids. They prevent / reduce the progression of disease at the cost of minor side effects. If you do cost/benefit analysis, using inhalational steroids is a win-win situation.
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Is there any chance to cure the asthma with using of medicines? Is there any chance to get this disease through parents genes for their children?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Hi… if you can follow few basic things then you will get better results in short period of time, * drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals, * don’t drink water one hour before meals and one hour after meals, l * avoid oily, fermented and stale foods, *drink lukewarm water regularly as possible, * sleep upto 10.30 pm, * do anuloma viloma pranayam regularly early in the morning, * avoid cold things, intermittent eating, heavy foods, contact with dust and pollen grains, day time sleeping, @ TAKE 20 ml of ginger juice with 1 tsf of jiggery before meals, @ take 2 tablets of SWAS-KASA-CHINTAMANI RASA, early in the morning on empty stomach along with 1 tsf of honey and ginger juice, @ take ½ tsf of lavanbhaskar churna after meals, Do all these things for 30 days, gives you good result. THANKS.
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My wife age is 34 She has some type of allergy that after long khasi She vomit and every particles of food emit by vomit.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
homoeopathic medicine IPECAC 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily for 5 days.
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Allergy - Top Natural Cures You Can Opt For!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Nashik
Allergy - Top Natural Cures You Can Opt For!

A runny nose, Itchy rash, red eyes and shortness in breath are the most common allergic phenomenon which annoys you in frequent intervals, generally driven by several conditions due to hypersensitivity of the immune system towards something usual prevailing in the environment which may not cause any threat to others. It is why you may find different person allergic to different foods or different conditions.

Diseases such as asthma, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis and so on are commonly considered as predominant allergic diseases. But most of the marketed drugs you take are as exasperating as the allergy itself, firstly due to its expensiveness and secondly, it droops you out. Though you may not be able to diminish the pollen in the air, but you can restrict the number of drugs you take by choosing natural remedies as it has been propounded by the medical editor of WebMD Dr Brunilda Nazario. He has also stated that the biggest trend we observe in allergies in these days is not found in any technological innovation or development rather it is the tendency of the common people to go for natural treatment to cure allergy.

‘Prevention is better than cure’- Cleanse your nose daily before the allergy strikes
According to most of the doctors, nowadays you are commonly encountered by seasonal allergies. It is mainly due to the fact that allergy season seems to appear earlier every year than the previous one. So as Nathanael Horne, MD of New York Medical College advises that you should begin treating allergies before it starts to pose threat. One such step is to spritz a saline cleanse into your nose on a daily basis in order to wash away pollen. Obviously, this particular method would not replace your need for medication but it would certainly minimise your dependence on drugs. In one survey, those who clean their nose twice a day with saline water are reported less nasal congestion than others.

About some of the seful natural herbs which fight allergy
Famous allergist from New York, Dr Tim Mainardi is of opinion that natural herbs are comparatively more effective than any other drugs and among them, one of the scientifically proven fighters of allergy you have, is Green tea because it is a natural antihistamine. According to his suggestion, if anybody starts to take two cups of green tea a day about two weeks before the arrival of the allergy season, it is likely to resist allergic infection. Mainardi also says that there is an another natural herb called butterbur, which effectively fights allergy as well as antihistamines. Apart from this Liquorice root is also a good choice because it helps to helps to raise the level of naturally produced steroid in your body and ameliorate immunity system.

Cook with turmeric to get rid of allergy:
If you taste every Indian dishe, you would get one spice common in all of them and that is Turmeric. Bharat Aggarwal, an Indian allergist expert from Houston considers Turmeric more efficacious than any other drugs in certain conditions as it contains Curcumin. It is why Turmeric may act as a decongestant. Though in the end, it should be mention that before you go with the natural treatment you should consult your doctor because these natural treatments would incorporate various alterations in your diet and medication.

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I suffer from cough and cold whenever I go outside an get in contact with dust. What should I do?

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I suffer from cough and cold whenever I go outside an get in contact with dust. What should I do?
Can be dust allergy. Avoid dust as much possible. Can take anti allergy tab. Can get allergy skin prick test to know to whome you are allergic to.
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Are there any homeopathic or ayurvedic treatment for overactive immune system for kids.

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
There are no specific homeopathic medicines which are thought to be more effective than others in augmenting a person's own immune and defense system. Each homeopathic medicine is thought to be effective when it is properly prescribed. The trick is to find the correct homeopathic medicine that fits the person's unique pattern of symptoms. For instance, arsenicum album (white arsenic) is a very common homeopathic medicine. There are numerous acute and chronic conditions for which it is effective in treating, ranging from food poisoning and digestive disorders, to fatigue and various anxiety states, and to asthma and insomnia. Arsenicum album is not effective because it has antibiotic properties or stimulating or sedative effects. It is effective according to basic homeopathic principles because it has the capacity to heal those specific patterns of symptoms it is known to cause if taken in large dose. Arsenicum album will not be effective in treating a person whose symptoms do not match the symptoms that arsenic is known to cause. There are various books that help people to find the correct single homeopathic medicine. This individualization of medicine is sometimes easy and sometimes hard. If a person does not know how to find the correct remedy or if this medicine is not readily available, it is often useful to use one of the various homeopathic formulas available to the general public. Although some authors, including myself, have accidently described homeopathic medicines as immunostimulating drugs, it may be more accurate to refer to them as immunomodulating drugs (drugs that stimulate a depressed immune system and that tone down an overactive immune system). Immunomodulating effects from drugs may be the ideal effect that drug companies and physicians have longed for. Ironically, these drugs have been with us for a long time. Indeed, it is time to further investigate homeopathic medicines.
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I have asthma from the childhood days. Now also I have this disease. Please give me some tip so that I can cure asthma. I have so much problem during night.

General Physician, Chandigarh
Asthma can not be cured but yes it can be managed to quite an extent you have to take precautions to avoid the triggering factors by some time everybody comes to know what aggravates the attack also take the prescribed medicines regularly as advised by your doctor and stay under the supervision of your doctor always.
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I am experiencing some allergies when dust or water goes to my nose I am sneezing continuously. Please help me about this?

Doctor of Medicine
hello! you can be free from asthma suffering. Lot of people who have allergies tend to suffer continuously or intermittently. Unless you remove allergies from body to enter* you will keep suffering from different kinds of allergies. Lungs: allergies cause asthma. Skin: rashes & itching nose & sinus: cold & sneezing, headache. Stomach: pain abdomen or gastritis. Best way to come out of any kind of allergies is first do allergy screening test and then only start medications.
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I am suffered from allergy and sometime cause asthma like problems Sneezing come regularly 30-40 time please tell me what I have to do and how I cure this.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
use nasal drop otrivin thrice a day. take tab. sinarest twice a day for 5 days. checkup x ray PNS , cbc, and consult again . avoid cold things.
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I'm 22 year old. But I have a problem last 2 year. But don't get the solution for asthma . I have chek up from Dr. But gave me medicine . Than also not get relief . Now same problem started. Now what to do for relief from asthma.

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I'm 22 year old. But I have a problem last 2 year.
But don't get the solution for asthma .
I have chek up from Dr. Bu...
asthma can be controlled only by regular use of asthma controller medication by inhalation with spacer. Avoid dust, smoke, pollutiom and allergens.
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I am suffering from bronchial asthma from last 8 years. At present I am using FORACORT 200 Inhaler 2 puff twice a day. Would you suggest any homoeopathic single medicine for the cure of asthma. Working environment is dusty and chemical fumes are also there.

BHMS, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Medicine
I am suffering from bronchial asthma from last 8 years. At present I am using FORACORT 200 Inhaler 2 puff twice a day...
A respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity Description To understand asthma, it helps to know how the airways work. The airways are tubes that carry air into and out of your lungs. People who have asthma have inflamed airways. The inflammation makes the airways swollen and very sensitive. The airways tend to react strongly to certain inhaled substances. When the airways react, the muscles around them tighten. This narrows the airways, causing less air to flow into the lungs. The swelling also can worsen, making the airways even narrower. Cells in the airways might make more mucus than usual. Mucus is a sticky, thick liquid that can further narrow the airways. This chain reaction can result in asthma symptoms. Symptoms can happen each time the airways are inflamed. Cause Allergy Tobacco Smoke Environmental Factor Obesity Stress Genes Airway Hyperactivity Atopy Allopathic and Homoeopathic Treatment o Most people need to take more than one type of medication to control asthma. O Not everyone with asthma takes the same Homoeopathic medication. There are many different asthma medications and they come in many forms: pills. O Allopathic medications are often divided into two groups: bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory agents. O There's no allopathic medication to cure asthma completely. Asthma medications are used to stop, control and prevent asthma symptoms. O Within three month of Homoeopathic treatment Asthma is permanently curable. Cost of Treatment Direct Cost Indirect cost Intangible Cost Cost of Doctor Loss of productive work by patient Grief Cost of Hospital Treatment Loss of productive work by patient family Fear Cost of Drug Early retirement from work Pain Cost of Investigation Unhappiness Cost of Equipment Loss of Quality of life Examination Origin, Development and Progress of Disease is Important as this leads to the choice of Homoeopathic remedy. During Homoeopathic Treatment patient should observe and report symptoms. No Specific examination is required as character ofcomplaint is treated. Blood Test Required? Yes we refer to previous Blood Investigation. Treatment Steps To confirm a session, please leave a message. We will synchronise timings and request a case taking session. How long patient will take Homoeopathic Drugs? 1 Month Is Homoeopathic Cure Permanent? Yes How many drugs are the required to start Treatment? How can I get the drug? Homoeopathic Medicine are easily available at nearest drug stores, 4-5 Drugs are required Is cure Permanent? What Diet modification required? Homoeopathic Cure is permanent and patient need to be careful in Diet regime and should quit Smocking Habit. Asthma is curable in Homeopathy. Treatment is available at Clinic only. As 10 days observation period is must.
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