Asthama and height
He z suffering from asthama when he was 2 years old. It may be coz of heredity. We had tried Aleopathy and homeopathy but all in vain. He z tkng budecort 200 and salbair grim last 4 month. Doc said it's a course of six months. He z feeling better now but his height is very short near about 4 ft 8 inch (13 yrs). I a lso want to know that is the height short due to Asthama? Will he be cured after the prescribed course?
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Dr. Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician 3 yrs exp Mandya
Hello. Remember there is no cure for asthma. It is only controllable through medicine. Asthma is more than wheezing. Coughing, recurrent bronchitis and shortness of breath, especially when exercising, are also ways that asthma appears. • The two most common triggers of asthma in children are colds and allergens. • Diagnosing the precise cause of asthma is sometimes difficult because two or more causes may be present in one child. • The most important part of managing asthma is for you and your child to be very knowledgeable about how and when asthma causes problems and how to use medications. • An allergist has specialized training and experience to determine if your child has asthma, what is causing it and develop a treatment plan. Well for height,, still he has about 8 years of time to grow in height, good proteinesous food helps him to grow.
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