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Preventive measures for breathing difficulty due to dust allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I am unable to breath
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am having shortlessness of breath
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   i was repacking some old stuff
Doctor :   Ok
User :   may be the dust is the problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can u gimme some otc
Doctor :   Are you having any cough as of now?
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i had some khansi
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   no secretion
User :   but no khansi now
User :   just from today
Doctor :   Ok, are you still having the difficulty breathing?
User :   buti had similiar attaks before too
Doctor :   oK
User :   yes
User :   are you there doctor?
Doctor :   I suggest that you take steam inhalation once with xxx caps and then take
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX COUGH FORMULA 5ml thrice daily. It will help with both the shortness
Doctor :   of breath and the cough.
User :   i took some xxxxxxxx
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sud i take xxx
User :   xxx didnt help much
Doctor :   Better to take the XXXXXXXX COUGH FORMULA
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also I suggest that you avoid any oily and spicy food and avoid cold weather and dust.
User :   can i put somehting in water while taking steam
Doctor :   If the symptom persists, then you may have to go to the hospital for nebulisation.
Doctor :   Yes, as I mentioned you can take xxx oil few drops
Doctor :   or xxx caps
User :   which is better?
User :   and brand name for menthol oil
Doctor :   Take xxxx caps. Any brand name of xxx oil is ok
User :   but give me some to ask a doctor
Doctor :   Are you a known asthmatic?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How often did you get this attack?
User :   when exposed to dust
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no
User :   i am just 19
User :   student
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   any tabs that i can takw
User :   take*
Doctor :   It usually subsides with these measures. There is no need for a tablet.
User :   ok
User :   brand name for menthol oil
User :   ?
Doctor :   If the symptoms dont subside then take Tab. xxx twice a day after food for 2 days.
User :   and any other long term lifestyle change that i can do for long term effect
Doctor :   It can cause drowsiness hence you need to be careful if you drive.
Doctor :   Yes. You need to avoid dust. When you have to dust anything I suggest that you wear a face mask.
Doctor :   Also when you are in pollution and traffic.
Doctor :   I also recommend that you take plenty of fresh fruits especially oranges, amla and grape fruit
Doctor :   as they are rich in Vitamin C
Doctor :   Also eat plenty of green leafy vegetables and carrots
Doctor :   Vitamin A and C are good for allergies.
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