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Is there any way asthama can be prevented in children ?

My wife has asthama. I feel that my 5 year daughter also takes heavy breath and could be inherit this disease. Is there any way asthama can be prevented in children?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Nov 2010
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Pediatrician 's  Response
welcome to HCM forum,
you can prevent allergen exposure. can be anythin like dust, pollen, smoke , cold etc which can trigger the attck. else can use preventers can control & prevent it to a good extent if u can use it properly. tkcr
Answered: Sat, 27 Aug 2011
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
Astha is genettically related disease.ONE can prevent or reduce the attacks of asthma
But can not cure. To avoid attacks submit for allergy testing and avoid exposure to
allergens, Low dose steroid in maintainance dose in inhaler form can also help you to
prevent the attack. thanks
Answered: Sat, 27 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician, Neonatology Dr. Kathirvel Rajan's  Response
Allergen induced wheezing attacks are common up to some age. If u prevent exposure to allergens during early childhood and prevent attacks, Ur child usually will overgrow asthma attacks in adult age.
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Fatima Clinic's  Response

Welcome to Health Care Magic.

Thanks for your query.

*prevent her from allergens,dust,smoke,etc

*Get her tested for food allergies

*She should be prevented from all common allergen that trigger Asthma

*Maintain her over all health

*Give her the foods that boosts the immunity level

Thank you
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