Allergic asthma is a type of breathing difficulty seen in adults and children. Here, the asthma attack is generally triggered by a substance called an allergen. When an asthmatic individual inhales an allergen, it triggers high-grade inflammatory reactions in the airway and lungs. There will be breathlessness, cough, sneezing, and cold.
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Query: Hello doctor, My mother was diagnosed with asthma nine years ago and used inhalers that the doctor prescribed. The doctors suggested that it might be due to climatic conditions, as she got an asthma attack during winters. This same pattern of asthma attacks repeated for the next five years. My mothe... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. If she has a pollen allergy, repeated attacks are expected. So, if possible, get allergy tests done to identify the allergens causing the symptoms in her case. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wishing go... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have hay fever and have recently noticed symptoms of chest tightness and a feeling of being unable to empty my lungs except with significant effort. I have also seen some wheezing when forcefully emptying my lungs and coughing after a few attempts. I also sometimes suffer from throat ti... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern, and I have a few questions before commenting on anything. First, do you have any family history of asthma? Second, when do you experience your symptoms more (during which part of the day) (morning or night)? Third, do you experience these symptoms ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 61-year-old male, generally in good health, and have no known allergies or asthma. For the past ten years, I have lived in a house with an old carpet in the combined living and dining area. Before seven years, I had an irritated throat and eyes, nasal congestion, rapid sneezing, an... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.There are two parts to your query. First, your allergies. Clinically they appear to be due to house dust mites rampant in curtains, carpets, furry objects, cushions, etc. The only permanent way to rid yourself of these is by taking allergy shots or drops. Before that, we... Read Full »