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Having wheezes when eating sweets, cold and oily items. Suggest medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Can you please prescribe a remedy for wheezing . My husband is having it for the last 1 year and is taking medications for it
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:We can manage the wheeze based on the causative factor
Doctor:Is it asthmatic wheeze?
Doctor:Allergic wheeze
Doctor:Please let me know a bit more about his problem
User:no he does not have asthama... he had a high esinophillia but in the recent blood test is seemed normal . it triggers when he has sweets, cold , and oily items
User:mainly its during night
Doctor:ok, it seems mostly like an allergic wheeze
Doctor:As you have said, he needs to avoid the triggers that cause the wheeze like sweets, cold and oily items
Doctor:Anti- allergics like Montelukast are more beneficial as well
User:montel tablet doctor prescribed for 5 days
Doctor:Yes, that would be beneficial
User:he is taking steaming, hot water etc when wheezing occurs
Doctor:That is very good
Doctor:Let him continue to do it
Doctor:Has he got the spirometry done anytime?
User:what is that
Doctor:It is a test done to check the functioning capacity of the lungs
Doctor:It helps in the management of wheeze depending on the pattern on the Spirometry
User:should he do that test.and where is it done
Doctor:If he is having a chronic problem for more than 6 months with the wheeze and if it is coming in the way of his daily activities, it needs to be done
Doctor:It is done in most tertiary care hospitals
Doctor:You should XXXXXXX a Pulmonologist before going with the test
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:ok ..... it does not happen during day time but night sometimes it feels uncomfortable.our medical practioner has asked to do yoga (Pranayam) to clear the lungs
Doctor:It is the best thing to do
Doctor:Pranayams will help in strengthening the respiratory muscles
User:should he avoid sweets, oily , & cold items
Doctor:It will help in clear breathing
Doctor:Yes, he should
Doctor:It will help in preventing the wheeze
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes will surely adivise him for the same....
User:is there any restrictions that he should as i asked above
Doctor:Let me avoid cold foods
Doctor:He should keep himself warm especially in winters
Doctor:He should avoid all the foods that cause the wheeze
Doctor:Montelukast can be taken in acute attacks
User:ok doctor thank you for the guidance... will get back to you on the same ....bye
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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