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Is Acute lymphoblastic leukemia fully curable? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:very good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:my bro son has ALL laukumea problem is this fully curable...
Doctor:ALL is almost Curable
Doctor:Rituximab is a new drug that has proven almost full cure in ALL
User:k he s taking treament in hospital they told that is 2 year course...
Doctor:Most kids do extremely well with treatment
Doctor:Yes, it is given depending on the dosage needed for the child
User:k fine... XXXXXX r u from bangalore which hospital
Doctor:I am from Blore
Doctor:I work for XXXXXXX
Doctor:I do not practice as of now
User:u r from blore ... r which place?
Doctor:Yes, we are in Blore
Doctor:Near K R puram
User:how we cure Allergic bronchitics
Doctor:Anti-allergics like Montelukast
Doctor:Avoiding the allergen
Doctor:Avoid exposure to dust and smoke
Doctor:regular steam inhalation
User:inhalation has some side effect... if take montelukast wont produce mucuse?
Doctor:No, steam inhalation as such has no side effects
Doctor:it is routinely advised for all allergic bronchitis patients
Doctor:Montelukast is very effective in controlling the allergy as well
User:steam inhalation is inhalation type or medicine?
User:Montelukast is this table?
Doctor:You can do steam inhalation with karvol plus, vicks, eucalyptus oil or even with plain water
Doctor:Yes, Montelukast is a tablet
Doctor:it is anti-histamines
User:how many times i have 2 take? and i have mucuse problem ... it i will store in my chest ... i thing that is allergic bronchitis?
Doctor:Montelukast is a prescription drug
User:and mucuse it will come in the morning time
Doctor:The exact dosage has to be prescribed by your treating doctor
Doctor:Allergic Brochitis usually occurs on exposure to a particular allergen like pollen, it is usually seasonal
Doctor:Are you there?
User:but im having problem in all the season? what is the cause of this? and montelukas avaoid producing musuce? for this mucuse im nt feeling confortable at morning time like 10am 3pm once all musuce out means i feel good
Doctor:Coughing out mucus in the morning hours is a feature of chronic bronchitis
Doctor:Chronic bronchitis usually occurs in smokers
User:but for me came like 14 to 15 years while studying 5 standard i have this problem and one of doctor told .. it wont cure like that he told.... and i dont have smoking habit also...
Doctor:then, it probably may be Allergic bronchitis
Doctor:It is curable too
Doctor:You need to get few studies done for this and take treatment accordingly
User:can i take this tablet Montelukast and how many times?
Doctor:It is a prescription drug
Doctor:The exact dose can be prescribed only after proper physical examination
Doctor:Please get it prescribed by your primary care physician
Doctor:I am sorry, I have not examined you.
Doctor:So, it would be unethical to prescribe
User:k.. may i know how old r u?
Doctor:I am 29
Doctor:Is that all?
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
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User:s .. k can i get ur mobile number so that i will ask my queries? if possible i will treat from u..
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