Asthma And Allergy Doctors
Do you think that you or your family member may have Asthma?
Our Asthma And Allergy Doctors are here to diagnose and provide care
Asthma causes repeated episodes of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, and cough. Asthma cannot be cured, but the symptoms can be controlled by taking medication and avoiding triggers that can cause an attack. You should also eliminate triggers in your environment that can make your asthma worse. Because asthma often changes over time, it’s important to work with an asthma and allergy doctor to track your signs and symptoms and adjust your treatment as needed.
Our experienced Asthma and Allergy doctors will discuss your health and counsel you on preventative care and healthy choices.
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Don’t Let Your Asthma Get Worse!
It can be a major problem that interferes with your daily activities and can lead to a life-threatening asthma attack.
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Treatment of Asthma
With treatment, most people with asthma can live normal lives. There are some simple ways to help you keep your symptoms under control. Consult with UrgentWay’s Asthma and Allergy Doctors to enhance your quality of life with a better health care plan, Book An Appointment Now.
Tips For Asthma Prevention
- Identify Asthma Triggers
- Stay Away From Allergens
- Avoid Smoke Of Any Kind
- Take Precautions Against Colds
- Allergy-Proof Your Environment
- Get Vaccinated
- Take Regularly Your Medications
- Follow A Plan
Contact Asthma and Allergy doctors if you think that you have Asthma.
If you have persistent coughing or wheezing that lasts more than a few days or any other signs or symptoms of asthma, consult with an Asthma and Allergy doctor.
How to take care of your condition once you have been diagnosed with Asthma:
If you know you have asthma, then keep in contact with your doctor to control the condition. Appropriate long-term control and care help you feel better from day to day and can prevent a life-threatening asthma attack.
If an asthma attack gets worse
Contact your Asthma and Allergy doctor immediately if your medication doesn’t seem to address your symptoms or if you need to use your quick-relief inhaler more often.
Without consulting your doctor, do not use your medications for asthma. Overusing asthma medication can cause side effects and may make your asthma worse.
Asthma can be variable. Meet with your Asthma and Allergy doctor regularly to discuss your symptoms and to make needed treatment adjustments.
Preparing For Your Appointment
Be prepared for your visit to your doctor so you can get the most out of your appointment. At each visit:
- The plan should discuss how to avoid and treat an asthma attack
- Bring your peak flow meter results and all your medications
- Be prepared to talk about your symptoms and how much your asthma has been bothering you
- Periodic changes in treatment are often needed to keep asthma under control and prevent asthma attacks
- Be prepared to demonstrate how to use your metered-dose inhaler –Improper use can reduce the effectiveness of an inhaler
Prepare a list of questions to help you make the most of your time with your doctor. Some good questions to ask your doctor include:
- Do I need to change my medications or treatment plan?
- What are the signs of an asthma attack?
- What can I take to prevent an asthma attack when my symptoms get worse or when I am exposed to my triggers?
- What steps should I take to stop an asthma attack in progress?
- When should I go to the emergency room or seek other emergency treatment?
- I am having more heartburn. What can I do to prevent this?
- Is it time to get a flu shot? Do I have to get a pneumonia shot?
- What else I can do to protect my health during cold and flu season?
In addition to the questions you’ve prepared to ask your doctor, don’t hesitate to ask questions during your appointment.
Your doctor can ask some important questions
- Have you noticed factors aggravating your asthma?
- What medications are you taking?
- How and when are you taking them?
- Do you have a problem with your medications?
- Do you know when to call the doctor or go to the hospital?
- Are you having a problem with your asthma action plan?
- Is there anything you wish you could do that you can’t because of your asthma?
- Do you have any allergies?
- Do you have asthma since your childhood?
Important Facts & FAQs
Is It Safe For People With Asthma To Get A Flu Shot?
Flu shots are safe and should be given to people with asthma older than 6 months. The nasal spray flu vaccine should not be used in people with asthma.
Can You Outgrow Asthma?
Some children outgrow asthma as they get older, but in most cases, asthma is a lifelong chronic disease that requires ongoing treatment. Asthma symptoms often come and go, but even when coughing and wheezing go away, asthma doesn’t go away. Just because a child with asthma feels fine and doesn’t notice any symptoms for a few weeks or months, it doesn’t mean the child doesn’t have asthma. Remember, asthma can be controlled, but not cured.
Can Asthma Be Cured?
Asthma cannot be cured, but with treatment, it can be controlled.