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Remedy for continuous wheezing and cold - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   I would need your help in deciding about consultation
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have continous cold and weesing problem from last 5 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did this problem start after you moved to bangalore?
User :   I had contacted an ENT got operated Nassle for extra flush in nose and and also for correction of Bone(it was not straight)..It was in manipal
User :   Yes..I get this problem only in bangalore
Doctor :   Have you had this problem before shifting to bangalore
Doctor :   during your child hood?
User :   No Doctor..Also I get this problem only in Bangalore
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
Doctor :   bangalore weather is known to trigger
User :   Yes Doctor
Doctor :   Asthma ttacks
Doctor :   for example
Doctor :   if you are in Chennai a pt is allright
Doctor :   but coming into bangalore restarts the problem
User :   Exactly doctor..I face this problem almost 7-8 months in an year
Doctor :   How often do you get these episodes of Wheezing/ cough?
Doctor :   is it continous over the 7-8 months
Doctor :   or keps coming and going
User :   Almost everyday in 7-8 months I feel some wheezing issue..And it keeps coming and going
User :   I am using foracort 200 After consulting a doctor in Manipal
Doctor :   Does your problem start with a cold and cough and throat pain
Doctor :   and then progress to wheezing?
User :   I have cold almost 6-7 months in an year..Sometime wheezing problem will be there without cold also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is it more in winter?
User :   Yes doctor
Doctor :   do you smoke/drink?
User :   No ..I don't smoke and drink
Doctor :   how old are you and what work o you do?
User :   Doctor I am 30..I work in Software(accenture to be specific)..
Doctor :   do you work in a A/C environment
Doctor :   throughout the day?
User :   Yes doctor..
Doctor :   ok- since you are already on regular medication
Doctor :   I can give you a few tips that can help you manage your diffculties better
User :   That would really be great Doctor
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water- atleast 2 litres per day
Doctor :   this keeps your lung/nasal secretoions watery
User :   Ok..Doctor
Doctor :   and reduces your nasal passage irritation
Doctor :   any pollutants are cleared more easily
Doctor :   Another important thing to do is
Doctor :   Breathing exercises
User :   Ok..Doctor..Is that kind of Pranayama?
Doctor :   When you do feel that you are getting a cold do stam inhalation at home
Doctor :   yes- pranayama
Doctor :   this helps improve the health of your lungs
User :   Also kindly suggest how regularly I should consult a doctor
Doctor :   Also try to take regular breaks form you closed A/C environment
Doctor :   Nad get fresh air for 5 mins evey 2 hours
User :   Ok..Doctor..
Doctor :   Consult a doctor if you feel breathless even after taking your inhaler
Doctor :   you can use a spacer with your inhaler
Doctor :   to make sure the medicine is absorbed better
Doctor :   Or if you have a bad cough with any color sputum

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