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Forum Name: Asthma
Question: Asthma and allergies
|wanza639 - Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:24 am||
Hi, I ate some seafood for lunch four days ago and after about 2 hors I started having itchiness and swelling all over my body. I went to see a physician and was prescribed piriton 3 times daily. I am also asthmatic and using ventolin inhalers. The itchyness still persists and now I am having minor attacks of asthma. Is it because of the piriton that I had taken? Do I continue taking piriton for my allergy?
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:16 pm||
Asthma and allergies are all in the same family of disorders known as atopic illnesses.
I would recommend you continue the allergy medication. You may need to begin using a controller medicine for your asthma if you are needing to use your ventolin frequently.
Follow up with your doctor is important to get good control of your asthma.
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