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Is there any permament cure for asthma ?

i am deeply pained my daughter has asthma since when she was child. it use come and go, atleast 3-4 times in a year. now also she gets the attacks. is there any permament cure, will ayurvedic medications help her for long term relief.
Mon, 5 Nov 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Asthma is a chronic disease many times allergic in nature but some times no allergy could be detected
but it can be controlled by medications and following advise of doctor. As far as treatment is concerned inhalation therapy gives best result with minimum side effect.In majority of asthma patients,but where single allergic agent can be identified it can be treated by immune therapy,and hopefully patient may be cured of asthma.Remember this is true for specific patient and not for all asthma patient.I would like to know age of your daughter as many asthmatic when grow up it may go spontaneously.To moniter asthma you may do PEFR daily and take pecautionary therapy. See a Chest Physician.
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Psychiatrist Dr. Alok Ranjan's  Response
I MUST ADD ONLY SINGLE POINT IN AGGREMENT WITH DR.YADAV CLEARCUT EXPLANATION :
MOST PEOPLE FEAR FROM INHALERS AND PREFER ORAL DRUGS,THIS IS A MYTH AND IT MUST BE KNOWN THAT INHALERS ALSO DELIVER DRUG,BUT THE DOSES ARE FAR LESS THAN TAKEN ORALLY.
THOUGH THE DOSES ARE LESS THEY REACH LUNG FASTLY AND THERE IS LESSER CHANCES OF SIDE EFFECTS WITH CORRECT DOSE AND OF COURSE PROPER TECHNIQUE,SPACEHALERS CAN BE USED BY CHILDREN AND OLD ADULT WHO HAVE PROBLEM IN TRAINING OR COORDINATION.
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Dr. dhara shah's  Response
hi welcome to hcm.see firstly u take precaution whenever cold come take her steam inhalation plus do yoga and exercise which also help her.go through homoeopathy which help her rid out of her problem without any side effects.
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Pulmonologist Dr. Manoj Yadav's  Response
Asthma is a disease of the airways. There is hyperreactive airways and in response to allergen, the airways go into spasm and airway narrow.
Some patients may be allergic to few specific allergens and if identified and avoided, there is possibility of complete CONTROL.
In most patient the allergens are multiple, and identifing them is tedious. in these pts. even avoiding the known allergens helps in decresing the symptoms.
Another important point is that more than 90% patients of asthma, do not take there inhalers correctly, which leads to inadequate dose and inadequate response.
The trick is to use the correct drug, in the correct dose for the correct duration along with allergen identifiaction and avoidance.
Most of my patients who have done so are very well controlled and some, I can proudly say, have discontinued their medication including inhalers.
Remember each person is unique and there is no "one size fits all" treatment for asthma.
Also Asthma is 100% controllable in most patients and for some patients it is equal to a cure once off medications.
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Pulmonologist Dr. B. K. Gupta's  Response
There is no permanent cure of asthma but a large no of patients especially in younger age group do benefit from allergy testing and subsequently from desensitization. either they do well without medicines or the doses r significantly decreased
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alanajacoel's  Response
to the ones who think it is cureable,



What makes you think it is cureable? I have seen a specialist and over 200 doctors since i was born and all said the same thing it is uncureable only controlable. Why should i beleave 4 people online. And if there is what is it?! If there truely is a cure then i have to know what it is!



They only reason i doubt it is because for 15 yrs i have been told the same thing! And since my older brother has it my family have all been told there is none even longer! So i am kind of hard to convince that there is but if there is i need to know!



Thank you
Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
yes goin for allergy tests
if the asthma is long time it can be with milk wheat potato chana
get specific antibody test for blood for these after getting tests stop food items and go for sublingual immunotherapy
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ENT Specialist Dr. Puneet Maheshwari's  Response
HELLO
WELCOME TO HELATH CARE MAGIC
WEL ASTHAMA IS CURABLE U NEED TO HAVE PROPER INVESTIGATION AND PROPER TREATMENT FROM SPECIALIZED DOCOTR SO KINDLY CONSULT SOME PHYSICIAN
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Bharat shah's  Response
As doctor use to say there is no treatment of allergy in Allopath, only it can be controlled.
Allopath (antibiotics) will not give permanent cure but we can improve our immune (resistance) to fight with any infection and can get permanent cure.

But permanent cure is possible believe me.
I had very serious problem and I am cured with in two months.

No doubt this will cost you more than medicine for two months course but it is really worth it.

I am engineer and working in pharmaceutical company as Manager.
My intension behind this write up is to give me self satisfaction by providing and helping people to get permanent cure.
you will not get above products in market If you need more information so mail me for more details you can reach me on “bharat80_shah@yahoo.com”
I will give you details of certified Nutritionist who recommended & provided these to me.
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mu7kesh's  Response
WELL I TRY TO TACK CITRIZINE IT NOT HELP ME MUCH... AND ALLERGY TESTING IN MANIPAL ISN'T IT WILL COSTLY. EVEN I WANT TO KNOW GOOD PHYSICIAN SPECIALLY FOR ASTHAEMA IN BANGALORE... WHO CAN CURE RATHER TO GIVE MEDICINE AND MEDICINE AND TAKE LOT OF MONEY.. ALSO ANY GOOD HOMEOPATHY CENTRE FOR LONG TERM.. IM NOT WILLING TO TAKE PUMPS AND INJECTIONS.. IT IS BRONCHIAL ASTHAEMA..
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Dr. sunil pandey's  Response
Dear patient
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum
asthma is cureable.that disease had many causes.like--fungle,emotion,gastric,cardiac,neuralgic,weather,but you may reach the cause of disease.and treat the cause, and last.
ASTHMA IS CUREABLE.............................................
General & Family Physician Dr. Fakhar-i-Rifaq's  Response
HI ASALAMO ALAIKUM, ASTHMA IS A CONDITION IN WHICH BODY IS SENSITIVE TO SOME FOOD OR COLOUR-IT WILL CLEAR WHEN YOUR DAUGHTER IS 13 YEAR OF AGE FIRST FIND OUT THAT SHE BELONGS TO WHICHSEASON GROUP,THERE ARE 2 GROUPSFROM FEBARY- MARCH -APRIL SECOND isoctober -nov,-december group. so take care of diet in these months.SHE should avoid all white things(rice milk white ceareals,add tea in milk to change colour)all types of perfumes,smoke of candle,smell of paint,chicken bananaetc give her anti allergic twice a dayin active months no cold drinksalso.fix her months of attack and be strict for dietthen insha allah she will greadually improve.take caremay god help you
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Pulmonologist Dr. B. K. Gupta's  Response
There is no permanent cure of asthma but a large no of patients especially in younger age group do benefit from allergy testing and subsequently from desensitization. either they do well without medicines or the doses r significantly decreased
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alanajacoel's  Response
i have had asthma since i was born and since this past decemeber it has been very bad first they found two sists on my right lung and now they are blamming allergies for how bad it is i have been to over a dozen doctors who have absolutly no idea what is wrong with me i am always weazing and my chest always hurts and it makes it hard to do stuff a 14 year old should be allowed to do i all most failed 8th grade because i couldn't go to school because i couldn't walk from class to class without not being able to breath!!!!!! one doctor told me my inhalor is going to or can kill me with a heart attack! i am 14 most definetly not old enuff to have a heart attack!!!!! i need a doctor who actully knows what he/she is talking about and is not a complete retard becaus ei have had enuff of maybes i don't want to wonder if while walking through a store if i am going to have an asthma attack and i don't want wonder if i do have one will i live through it or not!!!!!!!! if u r a doctor or pomonoligist that is even slightly compatant and even know half of the bullshit they are saying please write back!!!!!!!!!! A.S.A.P.!!!!!!!!
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Anonymous's  Response

till date there is no permanent cure for asthma in allopathy or even ayurvedic medicines.

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Tulika's  Response
i dont think so there is a cure..there is only treatment for asthma ..and prevent allergens which u are allergic..
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Dr.I.S.Sharma's  Response

a total control of the asthma is equivalent to cure. like people take medicines for Blood pressure, diabetes life long, similarly if you take regular low dose preventive inhalors during the season , i dont think you have to worry about it. inhalor mrdicines being in the microgramme quantity, practically you dont have side effects, i can assure you and as i am practicing asthma, COPD and TB for more than 19 yrs, i can tell you with confidence with scientific evidence.

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