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12 years old suffering from asthma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   my son 12 years old is suffering from asthma since 4 Years i need permenent treatment for him
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is he suffering for asthma?
User :   from the age of 5 years old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is he on any medication currently?
User :   yes, he is using asthlin in healer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   he may have to be put on steroid medications but considering that he is
Doctor :   in his growing age
Doctor :   that may not be possible
User :   our family doctor told that, after 15 year of age it will go permanently, is it true
Doctor :   it subsides with age
Doctor :   in some
Doctor :   is he still getting attacks?
Doctor :   what is the frequency of attacks?
User :   this rainy season not getting attack but every year in rainy winter season he get attack two to three times in cold days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as he does not have increased frequency of attacks
Doctor :   there is no need for continuous medication
Doctor :   he should be regularly assessed
User :   no when he is suffering form cold, at that time he get attack
Doctor :   half the children diagnosed with asthma in childhood
Doctor :   outgrow their disease by late adolescence or early adulthood and require no further treatment
User :   ok!
Doctor :   he should avoid cold, dust and other triggers
Doctor :   he should avoid aspirin and other pain killers
User :   ok! but one more doubt is my father's by pass surgery made. now i need your advise for his good health
Doctor :   he just needs a reliever medicine like rotahaler
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what health problems does he has?
User :   heart attack on 3-3-2008
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any high BP, sugar,
Doctor :   asthma?
User :   only asthma
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what medicines is he taking now?
User :   doctor advise for 4 tablets for life long
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   he should continue those medicines
Doctor :   he should get a complete health check up every 6 months
User :   can he take alcohal ?
Doctor :   it is better avoided
Doctor :   he should get his lipid profile, sugars and bp regularly tested
Doctor :   alomg with the PT
User :   thanks bye
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   ok correct
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanks
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