Asthma

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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I have an asthmatic problem. Do my feet become cold due to asthma?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an asthmatic problem. I have headaches, nausea, and vomiting. In cold weather, my feet become too cold. Currently, I am taking the medication Foracort 200 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from asthma, headache, and cold. During the winter season, your feet become colder, and you usually suffer from headaches and nausea. If any person suffers from a...  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 Patil

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 »

Why do I suffer from cold and runny nose every summer?

Query: Hi doctor, During every summer season, I suffer from a cold and runny nose. What can be the reasons?  Read Full »


Dr. Murad Haider

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your case does not seem to be serious. The terms rhinorrhea and rhinitis are often used to refer a runny nose, it refers to inflammation of nasal tissues due to a number of reasons, which are as follows. Acute sinusitis. Allergies. Chronic sinusitis. Churg-St...  Read Full »

Why do I feel tightness in the chest even after even after taking asthma medicines for the past two years?

Query: Hello doctor, I am frustrated with my asthma. I am 26 years old and developed asthma two years ago. It went untreated for almost a year, then I started taking Qvar (two puffs twice a day) and moved to Symbicort. I am currently on 180/4.5 of Symbicort, two puffs twice a day. While it helped a lot, I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Shekhar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two types of treatment for asthma control and relief. I would suggest you - Use Levolin (Levosalbutamol) metered-dose inhaler (MDI) two to four puffs per day. Take capsule AB Phylline (Acebrophylline) 100 mg twice a day. Use Symbicort (Budesonide-Formoterol) th...  Read Full »

Could there be a specific reason for sudden hypertension and resurfacing childhood asthma in an older adult?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 64 years old, completely fit, 5 feet 2 and 118 lbs. I have a steps tracker. So, I know my resting heart rate is 67 on average. I walk an average of 18,000 steps a day, may be more. I golf four times a week and usually walk. But, I did have asthma as a child, and it seems to have r...  Read Full »


Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not put forward any specific query about your health issue. What I have understood is that your average pulse rate is around 67 per minute. Your BP usually varies from 110/70 to 120/80. But off late it is higher. It may be due to a stress related to the resurf...  Read Full »

Why do I have breathing difficulty soon after urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from asthma since childhood. For the last 3 to 5 years, I have felt breathing difficulty after urinating. It seems like a full bladder emptying and perhaps waking up empty. I usually need Albuterol inhaler to breathe smoothly to get back to sleep.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Ramakrishnan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history you have been suffereing from asthma. Kindly answer the below-mentioned questions so that I could guide you better. 1. Do you have high blood pressure? 2. Do you feel giddiness while or after passing urine? 3. For how long do you feel this difficult...  Read Full »

I feel like air is stuck in my chest and throat while exercising. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, After three minutes of doing exercise, I start to feel like there is air stuck in my chest and throat. I also start to feel bloated and get a headache. Once I stop, for maybe an hour or two I will still feel the air in my chest but it comes out slowly in very small amounts at a time. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. You will need a few tests to establish the cause of your symptoms. The most probable reason could be bronchial asthma. To diagnose it, physical examination over video call or an actual visit to the doc...  Read Full »

Is there any specific medicine to control oral thrush?

Query: Hello doctor, I have non-allergic asthma diagnosed before six years. Currently, I am using a corticosteroid Foster inhaler two times a day with two inhalations each time. After the inhalations, I clear my throat with throat cleaning solution and also I use a sprayer with propolis and ethanol severa...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Oral thrush that is oral candidiasis is a kind of yeast infection that in your case can be attributed to long term steroid use. This is a kind of untoward effect due to inhaled steroids. You need to clearly examine the entire oral mucosa with regard to the extent the cr...  Read Full »

Why is my wife coughing occasionally with a discharge of white mucus from the throat and nose?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is a 61-year-old. She was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer seven years ago and got treated with conservative surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiation. Since then she has been under regular check-ups with the oncologist at an interval of every six months. Of l...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajendran R. Nayar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. A prominent aortic knuckle is a normal finding in a 61-year-old lady, especially if she has hypertension. The right hilar prominence is possibly due to lymph node enlargement due to lung infection or lymph no...  Read Full »

My allergy does not subside with 10 mg Cetirizine. Should I take 20 mg?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking 10 mg Singulair and 10 mg Cetirizine for five years for allergies, asthma, and Lyme. I just got two more kittens, and the medicines do not work anymore. I am miserable and desperate. I asked my doctor to give me 20 mg of Cetirizine and something else because I think ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get an allergy testing done, either a skin prick or a blood comprehensive. Next, based on the allergens you are sensitive to, we can advise you on further course of action. With respect to getting tolerant to Cetirizine 10 mg, why not try Fexofen...  Read Full »

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