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Diagnosed with food allergy. Is it curable? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jul-2013
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User:This is XXXXXXX Chandiramani here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor
User:Doctor i have bene disgnoised with Food Allergy
User:Orange, yeast, Mushrooms, Dal Chana, Grpes, Perfume and Cauliflower
User:House dust
User:just wanted to know is a cure possible or only avoidance of the same is recomended
Doctor:Unfortunately allergies are preventable conditions. A cure is a bit difficult.
User:is this a lifelong phenomen or will the same subside after a certain time
Doctor:a gradual and slow process of desensitization can be attempted at an allergy clinic.
Doctor:Some amount of success is known to occur with the process of desensitization.
Doctor:You can request your doctor to refer you to an allergy specialist.
User:ok ok i will do that
Doctor:The specialist can conduct a few tests to identify the exact allergens and attempt the process of desensitization.
User:Also, probably due to a weather change i have got a cold and dry cough
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes i have
User:any doctor you recommend
Doctor:Cold weather can bring about nasal congestion and bronchospasm which can cause cold and dry cough.
Doctor:It can be treated symptomatically, if cough and cold is very severe and troubling.
Doctor:As far as allergy specialist are concerned, I do not have any personal reference. Your local doctor may know more about it or you can find about them on the net.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:Also, probably due to a weather change i have got a cold and dry cough
Doctor:Yes; Cold weather can bring about nasal congestion and bronchospasm which can cause cold and dry cough.
User:what do you advise ?
Doctor:If the cough and cold is troubling, you can take preventive drugs during cold weather.
User:i have cold and dry cough now..what medication u advise ?>
Doctor:There are medications such as salmetrol inhalers and fluticasone inhalers useful in treating weather induced congestion.
Doctor:Based on the severity of symptoms and physical signs noted by the doctor, you can be started on these transiently.
Doctor:I advise you to talk to your doctor when you visit them again. They can prescribe these drugs to you.
Doctor:have you followed?
User:ok thanks
User:i have followeed
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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