Asthma Treatment Accompanied By Cough For 3 Weeks?
Hello doctor, I have been coughing for 3 weeks. I have already taken the medicine, check it out too. I happen to have asthma. Can I know which asthma medication is safe for me to thank you?
Hello, thanks for the question.
Coughing is a reflex carried out by the body to clean the airways of foreign objects, mucus, or secretions. This cough is the body's normal response, but in some cases, coughing can be caused by upper respiratory tract infections, throat irritation, lung disease, allergic reactions, and so on. Some diseases that can cause cough include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ARI, tuberculosis, pneumonia, allergic reactions, or can also be caused by heart disease. In people who have a history of previous asthma, cough (especially caused by infection) is one factor that can trigger asthma. In addition to respiratory tract infections, dust exposure, weather, smoke, certain food / beverage factors can also trigger asthma. Asthma is a disease
chronic inflammation of the airways. This is due to an allergic reaction, where the body is sensitive to exposure to certain substances. The reaction that occurs in the form of narrowing of the airways, characterized by wheezing, tightness, and coughing can also occur. People with a history of asthma are advised to avoid triggers to avoid a recurrence. Therefore, before an asthma attack occurs, you should treat coughing as soon as possible. You can consult a doctor for a thorough examination and given appropriate treatment to overcome the cough. Your doctor may give you cough medicines to reduce the cough reflex, or antibiotics if the cough is caused by a bacterial infection, and other medications as needed. If the cough has caused an asthma attack, you should not delay to see a doctor. The doctor will carry out examinations, including additional examinations if needed, such as X-ray examination, spirometry, etc. The handling of attacks, usually by fumigation or steam by using short-acting breathers (bronchodilators), such as salbutamol, or can be also by administering oral drugs, injection drugs, or spray. To accelerate healing and prevent recurrence, you should avoid triggering factors, take medication regularly as directed by your doctor, wear a mask when in a smoky or dusty environment, do a healthy lifestyle, stop smoking and avoid exposure to cigarette smoke, dust, or smoke, and rest. sufficient.
Thus, hopefully it helps.