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Immune therapy for allergy problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   I have a allergy problem...I get rashes on my body
Doctor :   ok
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Since when you are having this problem?
User :   I have been taking treatment for same..I am taking Ebasil 20 mg everyday
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I have this problem since last 9 years
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Doctor has also told me the allergic factors to me
Doctor :   May I know your age, sex and Location?
User :   but whenever I stop the tablets I start getting the rashes
User :   Male, 29 years,
ok
User :   Please advise me what is tobe done
Doctor :  
i will need to ask you few more questions pertaining to your problem. can i proceed?
User :   yes..please
Doctor :  
Have you been confirmed with allergic prolbems with a blood test or a allergy test?
User :   yes...with a allergy test and also the allergy level with a blood test
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
So till how long have you been advised with the ebasil tabs?
User :   I have been taking Ebasil since one year now
Doctor :  
Ok
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Since you have been confirmed with allergy
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do you know the responsible allergen?
User :   actually I have been tested for allergy good 9 years back
Doctor :   ok

User :   That time doc had prescirbed all the midicines which i was taking regularly for 2 yrs may be
User :   post that I stopped the treatment and precaution
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
now have you come to know about the allergen?
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because treatment depends on that
User :   no i know the allergen
User :   Its chicken, carrot, peanuts...list of consumables..which have been supplied by doc.
Doctor :   ok

User :   but so far after taking the regular medicines and continuing the precautions also i am not fully recovered
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
there is something called as Immune therapy for allergy
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and that does help in a better extent
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you can always try that modality
User :   pls explain on this..
Doctor :  
sure
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first the allergen is identified
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and then that shall be injected into the body
User :   ok
Doctor :  
in higher doses
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till a response ceases
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that is the basis of it
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it shall take around 3 months for the treatment to complete and will require 12-15 sessions
User :   copuld u suggest me the doc and total cost for it
User :   also is it painful treatment? any bad effects?
Doctor :   May I know from which city you are chatting?

Doctor :  
it involves only injections
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Allergy specialist shall be available at all leading hospitals
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and the cost shall be in the range of 5-10 thousand
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depending the hospital set up
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and can be done with just 2-3 thousand in medical colleges
User :   I am
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I shall give you the list
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Give me a minute
User :   yes please
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   You can see the list of 3 doctors in the above link
User :   thank u soo much
User :   I hope this will work for me
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   One more question I had was...my son who is just 1.5 yrs is also allergic..how do i got about his treatment
Doctor :   You should take the opinion of the Pediatrician
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and for your son, it shall be mainly medications
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since the immune system shall be developing
User :   doctors have been saying that he has a lower waterlevel in his body n hence he is getting allergy
Doctor :  
such Immune therapies would not be indicated at earlier stages
User :   they have prescribes atogela lotion for him
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Topical treatments are the first choice
User :   Is the allergy problem is due to the weak immune system
Doctor :  
No, it is not like that
Doctor :  
that cannot be the cause
User :   then what would be the cause
Doctor :  
Allergen is itself the cause and it does run in families
User :   between the out of three names which u have given me...I am presently taking treatment from the first doctor
Doctor :   Ok

User :  
Doctor :  
Doctor is fine
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but you should discuss about the Immune therapy
User :   but he has not recommended any injection treatment so far
Doctor :  
with the doctor in your next consultation
User :   this treatment which i am taking has been prolonged for quite a long time
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
You can always take a second opinion from another Allergy specialist
User :   ya...I would do that
Doctor :  
and shall have an impact psychologically as well
User :   also can u tell me what could be the adverse effect of allergy..can it be fatal?
Doctor :  
no it is not fatal
Doctor :  
It shall be a discomfort in life
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not a fatal one as such
User :   ok..
User :   Nice talking to you doctor...thanks for your great advise
User :   I shall get in touch with you in future for any further query.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.

User :   Sure..Thanks
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