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Allergens and allergic asthma

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I have seen my doctor about this..he recommends getting rid of my cat of course but medication has worked before. Is there anything you would advise concerning this situation. The phlegm and throat sensation occurs periodically during the day most times mid afternoon and late evening when I am at work...and away from my cat.

Thanks very much.


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replied February 10th, 2009
Asthma Answer A5743


Profession: Rare books conservator
Diagnosis that has been suggested: Asthma exacerbated by exposure to cats some bronchitis
Current medical status: I have constant phlegm ...a dry phlegm somewhat colorless most of the time. Sometimes slightly yellow but very sticky. A sensation of pulling at the back of my throat..like a slow mo crawling sensation when I swallow.


According to the data you supplied, you might be experiencing allergic asthma. The treatment for allergic asthma includes certain medications, but avoiding the allergens that provoke the conditions might turn out to be extremely useful.


You might want to have allergic tests to allergens that might be found in your surroundings such as: pet epithelial cells-from the cat, house dust mites and mold-at your work place (working with old books), pollen- out of home.


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