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Asthamatic

I am asthmatic since childhood. I use mostly duolin inhaler when required, but no other oral medications to control my asthma and to lead a normal life. My oximeter test indicates 99% oxygen levels but my lung function test indicates very shallow capacity of the lungs - only above 25 ~30 % of the normal. I want to if I stand a realistic chance of improving my lung function capacity?
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Dr. Pankaj K Bang Mumbai | Pulmonologist
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Duolin is used in cases where the lung capacity is fair. yours has reduced to a lower level. We will need to do a proper work up for your asthma. And it will be managed properly. U can contact me on practo with your old and new reports.. also get a serum IGE level done.
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Dr. Amruth Sindhu Bangalore | Pulmonologist
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Hi. I understand your concerns. Asthma is chronic and a common problem causing symptoms. If your lung function is so low. You will need regular inhalers and close follow with which your lung function may improve. You can consult at my clinic in hebbal kempapura with your old reports. We can put you on proper treatment line to improve your lung function. Details of clinic are given on practo. Hope your questions were answered. Thanks.
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