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Is it safe to fly with bronchitis

A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you can climb a flight of stairs without getting out of breath, it would be safe to fly. Keep yourself well hydrated and avoid alcohol. Wish you go ... Read More
Dr. Norris Payne
42 years experience Pediatrics
Don't fly with flu: I would not recommend flying in your condition. You are developing flu complications which if not diagnosed and treated promptly by MD could easily t ... Read More
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: Prior to flying rinse nasal passages with saline and if congested, you can try an over the counter decongestant.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty fast: go ahead and fly
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As long as this diagnosis is made by a doctor, and any other pathology is ruled out.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: No adverse effect.
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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If your child is old enough to tell you if anything hurts and he does not have a fever with a mild illness there really should be no problem with flyi ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
MVP: Mild mitral prolapse is benign and does not increase the risk of flying. Severe prolapse with major mitral insufficiency is a different story.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PLEASE ASK YOUR: Doc who did your surgery as u are still in the post op period and your surgeon knows what was done and what your condition is now, no other doc should ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but: My experience finds most travel well at that age ; sleep for most of the flights. By a year or so they are more alert and demanding & sometimes mo ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nasal decongestant: It shouldn't be unsafe to fly, just possibly uncomfortable or overtly painful if your sinuses are blocked. The most effective prevention is a good nas ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
51 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Don't fly in an open cockpit!

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