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Pulmonary function test for asthma - 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 :   how can i help you
User :   I have asthma
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can I do something about it
Doctor :   since how long
User :   Since I was 4 yrs of age
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now I am 29
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   I ve to take 4-5 Puff of Asthalin everyday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long
User :   29, M Software Engg, Unmarried, 5'11", 74
User :   Asthalin for the last 10 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its too dangerous taking only asthalin
Doctor :   this is used only for acute attacks
Doctor :   not for regular use
User :   So, Wat else shud I take with it
Doctor :   u need one more steriod inhaler
Doctor :   for that u need to get ur pulmonary function test
Doctor :   and consult a chest physician or physician
User :   U may be talking about Beclomethasone right ???
Doctor :   they will tell u how to go about
User :   Wat kind of test is tht
User :   pulmonary function test
Doctor :   lung function test
Doctor :   assess ur lung function
Doctor :   used to monitor the response to medicines
Doctor :   ur taking
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