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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Chronic bronchitis: Chronic bronchitis, usually the result of smoking, is associated with chornic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dnepnding on your history, spirometry tes ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Phlegm: I doubt that any agency tests phlegm for illicit drugs or that they are detectable in phlegm by the usual means. Heavy use of certain drugs can be det ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
A : A 2nd generation antihistamine, like claritin, not claritin-d, or nasal steriod (not otc) would probably be safe, but would check with your doctor fir ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Type of obstruction: Chronic bronchitis is a type of obstructive lung disease. It is characterized by cough and sputum production for approximately 100 days out of the ye ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
By definition, no: Chronic bronchitis is, by definition, not seasonal. It is defined as a cough that is productive of mucus every day for 3 months in a row. It is ofte ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Smoking...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD usually caused by smoking. Smoking cessation is an important part of disease prevention as well as treatment.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Very common: In children bronchitis is very common. The most common bronchitis in kids is asthma. Other causes are viral and rarely bacterial in children.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Prevent & Control: Prevent symptoms and further loss of lung function by getting a flu and pneumonia vaccine. These significantly reduce your chances of severe respira ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
COPD...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd. Treatment usually consists of bronchodilator inhalers as well as steroid inhalers. Supplemental oxygen therapy i ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Avoid the cause(s): Cigarettes and pollution are the two biggest contributors. Stop one and avoid the other as much as you can. Treatment is symptomatic; bronchodilators ... Read More
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