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Allergies and asthma in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you back
User :   hi , my session expired it seems..can i be pls redirected to the previous Doc with whom i was interacting
User :  
hey yes
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
i missed out on your last points..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  

shall i repeat every thig again
User :   does that also result in to mild headache
Doctor :  
Mild headache canbe due to many reasons like stress, if you are dehydrated
User :   no i think i got it till not eating heavy and oily stuff at nights specially
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i am also having a headache not very severe for the past 3 days..
Doctor :  
One more thing is suggest you in the night that you use high pillows to prevent reflux
Doctor :  
ok
User :   ok
User :  
another problem..not too sure if its a problem or related
User :  
i have been having high sensitivity in my tongue and mouth inside for spice
Doctor :   ok
User :  
one of the acquaintances doc told me to take Vitamin B12 supplement and take Tab A-Z
Doctor :  
that is fine you can continue that
User :  
i have been taking it for the last 3 weeks..it was ok but then looks like ita again reappearing
User :  
but again is this a common problem or i hv something
Doctor :   there is nothing to woory about it

User :  
i kno i am a little hypochondriac but just get a little worried at times
User :  
ok thanks
Doctor :   ya

Doctor :  
you are just getting worried for small things
User :  
can i also discuss with you about my kids..
Doctor :  
also i suggest you to involve in some relaxation techniques like yoga or meditation
Doctor :  
Ya sure you can discuss?
User :  
i have been trying to medidate but all in vain
User :  
i can's concentrate
Doctor :  
you can involve in some soprts or games
User :  
i worry a lot it seems as told to me by my friends and family arnd
Doctor :  
or exercises like walking, swimming, jogging
User :   yup i will try to do so
User :  
more seriously now
Doctor :  
ya
User :  
i lack time in my schedule
Doctor :  
it is very important also
Doctor :  
it helps your reflux also
User :   oh ok
Doctor :  
by improving the muscle strenght

Doctor :  
do you have any more queries
User :  
ok my daughter is 4 yr old
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
proceed
User :  
she does not have any major problem but i hv observed that she sneezes early morning after getting up..
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
is she getting it regualrly
User :  
for a while abt 5-7 times or so and then nothing else..no cold or cough..
User :  
is it allergic
Doctor :  
ya
Doctor :  
sneezing is due to allergy
Doctor :  
does she have any allegy history, asthma
User :  
never observed though but i think only now in the last 2 weeeks or so
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
asthma no..but she had wheezing problem lat yr
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
it is also due to allergy
User :  
we had to take her for nebulization 2-3 times and then we switched to homeopathy treatment
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is she getting wheezing again?
User :   no not really..thankfully its not there in last 8-9 months

Doctor :  
ok
User :  
but early morning and at night she gets these sneezes
Doctor :  
she has allergy history also
User :  
no cold/cough etc
Doctor :  
Allergy is best prevented than treated
User :  
how do u identify that..she had lot of allergies when she was an infant
Doctor :  
You need to check for what she is been allergic to it and prevent
User :  
allergic to loactogen, cow's mil, soy
User :  
turmeric
User :  
etc
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is she allergic to dust?
User :  
but she seems to have overcome that
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
no not to dust ..never observed thsty
Doctor :  
but any way you need to avoid this
User :  
she develops skin rashes very often
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
after seeing every thing she has histoary of allergy
User :  
on the back
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
is it normal with kids and will she overcome with age
Doctor :  
so avoid all the things which she is allergic to
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
she wil voer come with the age since immunity builds up over the age
Doctor :  
sorry over come
User :  
good to hear that thanks
User :  
one last thing doctor...
Doctor :  
and also i will give some tips to prevent allergy
User :  
is it that with age body needs additional supplements
User :  
sure
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :  
she needs to take healthy foods like fruits, vegetables
Doctor :   and also you can give a multivitamin syrup
User :  
ok
Doctor :   you can give healthy foods to improve her immunity

User :   she actually eats pretty ok
Doctor :  
you can also give a chawan prash one teaspoon daily to improve the immunity
User :  
lot of fruits in fact
Doctor :  
give more of vegetables, fruits
User :  
ok that i have recently started
Doctor :  
that is good
Doctor :  
continue the same
User :   yeah fruits she eats but very fussy abt veggies
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
you give which she likes
User :  
Sure abt my reflux problem do u suggest any
User :  
medicines
User :  
or just change in lifestyle
Doctor :  
Apart from the lifestyle modifications
Doctor :  
you take Pantodac-D tablet one tablet before food in the night
User :  
ok for how long
Doctor :  
you need to take 4 weeks
User :   sure
User :  
another thing i have been experiencing pain in my foot/ burning sensation or pain like
User :  
on the soles especially
User :  
which i thought was due to increased weight
User :  
but then i am not overweight and i do not wear heels also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
it can be due to vitamin deficiency
User :   my god..
User :  
i eat pretty well
Doctor :  
you can take a multivitamin tablet like Riconia
User :  
then why so much of deficiencies in body
Doctor :  
one tablet every day
Doctor :  
for one month
User :  
ok
User :  
but can i ask if these problems are common in women with age
User :  
or i need to be a little cautious
Doctor :   increase intake of vegetables, fruits
User :  
ok
User :  
thanks i think it really helpded me in easing my anxiety about my illness...
User :  
thanks
Doctor :   is ther any thing i can help you
User :  
ok...no
Doctor :  
No
Doctor :  
At present no
Doctor :  
may be in future if every thing is fine
User :  
ok, nothing at the moment..thanks very much for spending time resolving my doubts
Doctor :  
have you filled the feed back form
User :  
are you all attached to some hospital
User :  
yup i have
Doctor :  
if you have any doubts at any time you can chat with us
User :  
and all doctors are GPs or specialists also
Doctor :  
We have both General practioners and also the specialsts
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries.

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