Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that is caused by the thickening and narrowing of the airways in the lungs. The symptoms of asthma are difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, fatigue, etc. Certain conditions and environmental factors like exercise, flu, cold, extreme climate, and allergens can trigger the symptoms of asthma.

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Can asthma be cured through homeopathy?

Query: Hi doctor,I was diagnosed with asthma before 13 years, when I was 19 years old. I use Foracort 200 inhaler, Flomist nasal spray and Montair LC. Kindly suggest treatment to cure asthma.  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Dharmraj Shah

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern regarding your health. For such condition, I suggest you medicine Antimonium tartaricum 200, five globules twice in a day at the interval of 12 hours for a week.   Read Full »

Is it safe to use Montek LC for allergic asthma for a long time?

Query: Dear sir/mam, I am suffering from allergic asthama from last 2 month... 1.5 year back I had same issue...and now facing same...when ever I am contacted with dust while cleaning or some time in rainy season I start sneezing and to much itching in eyes and there after breathing problem. Now I taking ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Greetings from my end . I would like to inform you that asthma is a chronic illness . Since it is allergic , it will stay lifelong . You will have to continue taking the medicine along with the inhalers prescribed by your doctor. Also try to avoid any stimulus for your acute attack like dus...  Read Full »

Can I take bronchodilator for chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My problem is that I have pain in my left lung . Firstly, I will let you know the history. I cannot play any of the sports properly due to the pain. If I work hard such as playing football, running, etc., it will lead to a great pain . And, I cannot even properly cough and it never go aw...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. Important here is that only pain is not a symptom of lung allergy or asthma. If that is associated with shortness of breath while doing any physical activity, then it is a sign of asthma. I would recommend a clinical examination in such case. If ...  Read Full »

Can I get complete cure of asthma by using Foracort?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old now. I am suffering from asthma for more than 17 years. It was horrible until my 15 years of age. It was pretty bad. But the severity has reduced now. It usually occurs at night time. Sometimes it happens in the daytime too. Wheezing is present, and there is chest tightn...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Having night symptoms mean that your asthma is not well controlled and upgrading the treatment is required. Foracort Inhaler 400 mg is a right combination that is used daily. I recommend you take Singulair 4 mg tablet (Montelukast) once daily in the evening. Use blue i...  Read Full »

What are the methods of getting rid of dog allergens from home?

Query: Hi doctor, I and my family would like to get a dog. However, our landlord does not want us to because her son is very allergic to dogs (he gets asthma attacks) and he possibly wants to move into the house one day. So I understand that she does not want to take any risks. Because of that, I was won...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Animal dander can remain inside the house for long durations even after the animal has gone. It may stick to curtains, carpets, clothes, and furnishings. It may be impossible to completely remove the dander to make it entirely safe for an allergic person to live without...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for chest burning with breathing difficulty?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a chest burning sensation that comes and goes and difficulty breathing especially while moving or eating. I also have a stomach upset for the past two days now.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it is true mostly this kind of situation occurs when stressed or anxious or when think too much there can be other causes too sometimes like acidity also lead to chest burning sensation kind of feeling but it does not lead to heavy breathing. To treat your case ...  Read Full »

What does pulmonary hyperaerated, bilateral, in a chest x-ray mean?

Query: Goodmorning. I have experiencing cough and weird feeling (something difficult) when I exhale which Im experiencing for more than a month now. I cough out blood with plegm. Fresh blood. Thats when I went to call a hospital for check up but thwy told me to go to municipality health center. Currenrly I...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: hello thanx for the query. I can understand ur concern.according to ur statement u have been suffering from cough every now and then and u had a past history of bronchitis and ur recent CXR remaks-pulmonary hyperaerated bilateral which means where is the lung volume is abnormally increased,with inc...  Read Full »

I am having asthma since last week. Is it due to COVID?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having asthma since last week. I nebulized 3 times a day and took Ventolin tablets and antibiotic only yestesday. I am getting better than before. Is there any medicine that I could take for my cough. Also, my employer asked me to quarantine myself becuse my service in go...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. Being in COVID pandemic season at present, it is suggested to do COVID swab test. since you are asthmatic, as you told it is difficult to differentiate between asthma symptoms and COVID symptoms. But persons with already known lung diseases...  Read Full »

Am I experiencing breathlessness due to a deviated nasal septum?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I have been experiencing breathlessness. It happens mostly when I am idle or lying down. I feel no discomfort while running. But, I feel like I am short of breathe when I sit idle. I am a 23 year old male. I am reasonably fit. I do not smoke, although I drink occasionally and mo...  Read Full »

Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your history, you experience breathlessness while being idle and not during exercise suggests an airway problem. Supportive to this, you also suffer from a deviated nasal septum, which may cause nasal obstruction and that may sometimes cause breathlessness. Pat...  Read Full »

I am asthmatic and hypertensive. What precaution should I take to prevent COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old. I am asthmatic and using Foracort 400 mg inhaler twice a day. I am hypertensive and using Telma AM for the same. I used to be obese, but now I reduced 10 kg in the past 10 months. One of my office staff was tested COVID positive six days back. As of now, I do not...  Read Full »

Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and can understand your concern regarding boosting your immunity for good health. Being asthmatic does not make you prone to COVID infection but you should take utmost precautions and avoid unnecessary outing. From your description, it is v...  Read Full »

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