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Allergic Asthma

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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I am experiencing clusters of nasal polyps. How can I get it treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old and have a history of PMH - chronic rhinitis with polyposis. I have suffered from the mentioned disease for 12 years, which is controlled with Mometasone and occasionally Fluticasone drops. I also take an antihistamine regularly, which helps even though my IgE allerg...  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay. B. K.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A solid endoscopy to rule out polyps is the greatest thing that can be done. The ear wax camera is not decisive, even if at first glance it appears to be a turbinate since polyps are normally white and pale, and the nasal steroids are continued. If used for more than 1...  Read Full »

My mother was diagnosed with asthma nine years ago. Is it because of pollen allergy?

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 »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 g...  Read Full »

I had an asthmatic attack and spit red sputum. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-year-old male and am a patient with allergic asthma. I have been using an Aerocort inhaler for the last 10 to 15 years, and more or less, there has not been any serious issue. A day before yesterday, I was on an official trip, checked in at a hotel the previous night, and to...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly answer the following questions so I can guide you further- Did your wheeze start after visiting any particular agricultural field? Did you go near any particular plant? Did you eat something unusual like nuts or prawns etc.? Have you found out what you are aller...  Read Full »

What kind of treatment do I need to get rid of hay fever, chest tightness and cough?

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 »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 symptom...  Read Full »

What are the triggering factors responsible for the seasonal attack of asthma?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41-year-old, and I live in a European nation. In my childhood, I had atopic asthma, which was treated with tablet Zaditen. I had a difficult time breathing this week with clearly heard wheezing, especially at night. We had lots of pollen last week here. The shortness of breath woke...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from childhood bronchial asthma and now from allergic rhinitis. Some triggering factors like pollen, dust, smoke, animal dander and climate changes can aggravate asthma. It is a seasonal ...  Read Full »

I am a 61-year-old male and I have allergic symptoms. What can be the cause?

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 »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 tha...  Read Full »

My 16-year-old son is allergic to tree nuts. Is it safe to use EpiPen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a 16-year-old son who has always been sensitive to certain tree nuts; he is learned to avoid them over the years and has been fine. He has had mild reactions to cashew, walnuts, and pecan with itchy tongue, rash around his mouth, etc. nothing alarming; those symptoms would quickly ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. EpiPen (epinephrine) is essential in case of emergency, only if the allergic reaction is very severe. For those with a well-known allergy history, it is best to carry the EpiPen with them all the time because you do not know when they will hav...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from allergic asthma for the past two months. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from allergic asthma for the past two months. I have throat irritation along with a dry cough after eating milk products. I have been taking tablet Montek LC. Should I start using an inhaler?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Avoid all allergic food items. Take tablet Montelukast (Montelukast Sodium) 10 mg. Use an inhaler at the time of an asthmatic attack. Two puffs eve...  Read Full »

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