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How does bronchitis affect the respiratory system

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Bronchitis: The bronchi are tubes which sprout off from the trachea and carry air into bronchioles and then into the alveolar spaces of the lung. They are an int... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatric Pulmonology 18 years experience
No: Bronchitis is an infection and inflammation of the bronchi which are located in the thorax/chest wall. This is considered a lower respiratory tract co... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt/workup: I would suggest a complete physical exam and some screening labs. Good hand washing, using clorox wipes on surfaces and hand sanitizer such as purel... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatric Pulmonology 18 years experience
To get better!: A typical visit to the pulmonologist should start with a thorough history of your respiratory symptoms. Next would be an examination, paying particula... Read More
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Dr. Steven Guyton
Thoracic Surgery 46 years experience
It : It would be important for him to get checked out by a physician. I can't help you with getting him to cooperate, but if he won't go to the hospital, ... Read More
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Pulmonary or immun: Seeing a pulmonologist first would be reasonable, as those illness would usually be treated by a pulmonologist... An immunologist would be brought in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour
Critical Care 18 years experience
Not described : Never heard or read of an association between what you describe and lung disease. But you could ask a doc for a full examination (history and physical... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 16 years experience
See below: As far as I know, no types of drinks affect the lungs unless you aspirate.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Respiratory System: could be parasites, viruses, fungi or bacterial
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
An upper respiratory: Infection can cause inflammation in the respiratory system and bronchospasm. That can lead to a productive cough, difficulties breathing, and pneumoni... Read More

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