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Treatment and symptoms of allergic bronchitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi...this is...i have been suffering from Allergic bronchitis for last 6 months...Currently iam taking L-Montus once in 2 days...will get relief for 2 days...Do i have a permamnet solution...Irritation in my throat and dry cough are the symptoms
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Dr
User :   Good evening
Doctor :   Iam.DR.
User :   Hi...this is ...i have been suffering from Allergic bronchitis for last 6 months...Currently iam taking L-Montus once in 2 days...will get relief for 2 days...Do i have a permamnet solution...Irritation in my throat and dry cough are the symptoms
Doctor :   Let me read what you have written
User :   sure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you do an blood investigation?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you having cough?
User :   ya dry cough
User :   sporadic
Doctor :   ok
User :   blood investigation Easnophill count .....
Doctor :   Decreasing inflammation is the goal for treating acute bronchitis.
Doctor :   yes
User :   yes after that dr has precribed
User :   Ebast, Rupanex and L-montus
Doctor :   all are anti allergic drugs
User :   now i am just taking L-montus
User :   L-Montus will give me relief for 2 days Dr
Doctor :   The most common causes of allergic bronchitis are commonly found in people's homes. Besides pollen, many people find that their allergic bronchitis is triggered when they breathe in debris left by cockroaches, mold spores, animal dander, dust or dust mites.
User :   if I stop i will get throat irritation and slight cough
Doctor :   So avoiding them is the best treatment
Doctor :   ok
User :   wht could be the medication apart from l-montus you think will give me a sort of permanent relief
Doctor :   is your eosinophil count high?
User :   yes sir
User :   its high
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
Doctor :   ok
User :   arno
User :   no i dont smoke
Doctor :   If eosinophil is high DEC tablets need to be taken
Doctor :   in consultation with a local dr
User :   Dec
User :   ok
User :   i have done the count 3 months back
User :   i will do it agian and check
User :   dr are there any side effects for L-montus
Doctor :   A home remedy that you can try is turmeric powder in hot milk. Heat about glass of milk with half a teaspoon of turmeric powder in it. You can also fry a little turmeric powder in a pan with half a teaspoon of butter. Steam inhalation also helps รข?? the steam will help loosen up the mucus and get rid of it
Doctor :   No serious side effects
Doctor :   except dry mouth
User :   true
Doctor :   drink plenty of fluids to maintain proper hydration (avoiding dehydration and humidify air); and
User :   can i exercise
User :   i do thread mill....
Doctor :   Steroid medication may be used short term to help decrease the inflammation within the bronchial tubes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   no problem
User :   will it have any impact on lungs dr
User :   intially i tuk steroids ....when it was chronic
Doctor :   Cough suppression with cough drops or other liquid suppressants (for example, Vicks 44, Halls, and cough syrups that contain dextromethorphan) help to break this vicious cycle.
User :   mouth spray... i dont remember the name
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   steroids help to shorten duration
User :   Dr shd i take L-montus daily for some time ...
Doctor :   but long term use of steroids are risky
User :   or shd i continue using once in 2 days
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   it is used for prevention
User :   what do u suggest ....daily or once in 2 days
Doctor :   start daily first for 2 weeks
User :   ok
Doctor :   then on alternate days for 2 weeks
User :   sure
Doctor :   then try stopping
User :   sure
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   L-montus is not a steroid doctor
Doctor :   no
User :   thanks
Doctor :   l montus is anti histamine
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Do get an allergist help after some time
Doctor :   and if eosinophil is high
User :   sure dr .. i will try if its not helping my cuase i will check with an allergist
Doctor :   you might need some tab like DEC
Doctor :   which you can discuss with ur dr
User :   thanks a lot for the info
User :   sure
User :   Have a good Night
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   thanks now iam clear
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..Bye for now
Doctor :   Bye
User :   thanks a lot for the consultation
Doctor :   Good night,take care
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