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A 48-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO: IT IS A STEROID AND SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN CERTAIN CASES .
NEED TO BE ASSESSED TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF BRONCHITIS AND SEVERITY . MAY NEED OTHER MEDS .
A 37-year-old member asked:
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Herbs & homeopathy: Most acute bronchitis is caused by viral infections & research confirms antibiotics generally do not help. There is research showing herbs can be very ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the bronchial tubes - usually caused by a virus. Can be worse and more chronic especially in people who smoke or have smoked.
A 24-year-old female asked:
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: Inflammation within bronchi (airways.) can be viral bacterial and chemical. .Generally manifested as cough with wheezing and sometimes sputum producti ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
55 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
A lung infection: Its an infection of the airway tubes in the lungs and can lead to pneumonia if caused by a virus or bacterium. If caused by smoking it can lead to per ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
18 years experience in Dermatology
A few things: Drink plenty of fluids. Use cough medicine to help break/bring up the mucus. You can suck on cough drops or hard candies to soothe a dry or sore throa ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Just three words?: Your three words can leave us guessing, but we don't want to guess. You posted on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical ad ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Whether infectious or environmental factors, bronchitis is caused by acute inflammation of the airways that deliver air to your lungs.
A 38-year-old female asked:
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Children get it commonly, several times per year.
A 56-year-old member asked:
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes...: Acute bronchitis is caused by infection and it is very treatable and is usually not serious. Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, can be life-threateni ... Read More
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