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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
No: In fact, inhaling steam can potentially be dangerous because you run the risk of burning your nasal passages.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: No clinical evidence to support this.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rales vs. rhonchi: Typically, rales (crackles) are an inspiratory sound heard with a stethescope as small closed airways are opened with increased airflow and are typica ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Yes: Chlorine fumes are very irritating to the lung so that can easily cause bronchitis if the concentration is high enough, the good news is that the lung ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends..: Continued inflammatory changes....because of incomplete treatment / incomplete resolution/continued aggravating factors/reinfection. If you use a inha ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Chlorine bleach: fumes can be very irritating but a brief exposure will produce only transient symptoms! You should be fine in 24-48 hours! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough with meals : Consider evaluation for reflux with or without H pylori Consider trying ranitidine 150 BID and prevecid 30 qd and see if it helps . f/u /w/ MD gast ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: You are having a delayed reaction to environmental exposure. Time to see a lung specialist, a pulmonologist if you have suffered with it for 3 months ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The two meds you list are very different and intended for different purposes. Budesonide (pulmicort) is a steroid to reduce inflammation where as alb ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Kennicott
36 years experience Pediatrics
Safety of Albuterol: With the numbers you give, I am assuming that the child is being treated in the hospital. If so, with good nursing monitoring, continued use of albute ... Read More
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