Having a hyperreactive or overactive immune system causes exacerbated reactions to everyday things that significant populations are not allergic to. These things are called potential allergens, including peanuts, pollens, dander, dust, smoke, etc. These allergens and irritants trigger the immune system to cause allergic reactions like itching, swelling, rash, asthma, eczema, etc. Sometimes a hyper response of the immune system to these triggers can cause life-threatening complications.
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Query: Hi doctor, Three weeks ago, I was admitted to hospital with a viral infection and stayed in the hospital for two nights. During viral infection, I woke up early in the morning shaking uncontrollably and my heart rate was 152, so the ambulance took me to the hospital. I was told that I have a viral... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Two points are very important here. They are abnormal heart rhythm and tiredness. Which type of abnormal heart rhythm are they trying to treat with Propranolol? It seems like you have supraventricular tachycardia and the type depends upon the EKG and EP study. Did... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My 2 year old daughter has got running nose. But, there is no fever or chest block. This is the second time in this month. She sleeps with little noise from the nose. Is it dangerous for 2 years 3 months old to get a running nose? Can blocked nose cause the child to choke at night?... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a few points to be noted here. When the nose is blocked, air entry is achieved through the mouth which stays open. So, there is no choking with blocked nose. However, this may disturb the sleep of the child. Recurrent episodes of a cough and cold without fever,... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have taken Albuterol and Advair twice a day for about a month now without any relief of my wheezing. Even right after I take my inhalers, it is like I took nothing. Allergy pills do not seem to help much either, like Claritin or Zyrtec. They even did an x-ray of my chest and said everyt... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Asthma, as you would be knowing, forms a part of airway hyper-reactive disorders. The latter is a spectrum of diseases genetically determined. Your attack of asthma seems to be severe now. I want to know the dosage and frequency of the medicines you are using for asthm... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, This afternoon, I decided to clean my bathroom of mould, using gloves, but no mask (I chose to help my breath instead). There was orange mould on the inside of the bath, and black mold on the walls. I used a wet sponge to clean off the orange mould. It was easy to remove, as it was soft... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Different types of molds can give hyper-reactive response to the airways. It is always advisable to wear mask as much as possible. You may still be exposed despite of you holding your breath but if you have no Immediate shortness of breath or chest tightness then it... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I have dry cough for the last one and a half years. I could not control it with any type of medicine. It comes back once the course of medicine gets over. I had the same issue before 10 years and it resolved after two years of continuous treatment. But, I have lost all the previous medical... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears to be cough variant asthma or chronic bronchitis and it could be a hyper-reactive disorder. In your complete blood count report, please find the eosinophilic counts as one possibility of eosinophilic disorder is there, which can presen... Read Full »