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What does a bronchitis cough sound like
A 20-year-old male asked:
For about the last week i've been getting through bronchitis. in the last day i've started making a weird honking sound when i cough. what is this?
Stridor: Likely this is stridor. You hear it more with children because they have smaller airways. As long as this is only when you cough it should not be a ... Read More
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Dr. Videh Mahajananswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Cough: In cough the duration, severity and associated symptoms matter to determine the severity. It appears that your symptoms are getting worse. It possible... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
My almost 2 year old son has a very loud dry cough. during the night it does sound like a bark. could this be croup or bronchitis? should i take him to a gp today?
Assessment: He may need a short course of steroids. Continue to provide fluids, cool air mist and nasal saline drops. Monitor for fever and if there is a pattern ... Read More
92 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Croup: This sounds like croup. Croup is a viral process that effects the larynx. For adults they get laryngitis. For children there larynx is smaller and... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
My son has a blocked nose and has a cough that sounds like his getting bronchitis or a croop cough. this only happens at night and sometimes during the day?
Discuss the possibility of croup and asthma with your pediatrician. Record the sounds to share with the provider. Post nasal drip may be relieved with... Read More
Reviewed Mar 21, 2021
A 22-year-old female asked:
5yr old has had persistent cough for a week.had fever that's gone now.clear phlegm but otherwise he's himself. does this sound like bronchitis?
Mgt: It may represent that her illness is resolving. If she does not improve in the next few days,or if she has a fever, please see your PCP. Most bronchi... Read More
1.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Very congested in my chest,feel pain in my back when i cough, sneeze,feel short of breath when i exert myself.does it sound like bronchitis.?
Dr. Amrit Singhanswered
Cardiology 53 years experience
Yes: It is 2nd serious uri usually viral general measures suffice if fevers and yellow sputum ask for antibiotics
2.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A member asked:
6 yo has bronchitis. just gave him albuterol in nebulizer and his cough is really bad after treatment . it sounds productive though. is this normal?
Dr. Deborah Ungerleideranswered
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It is normal to: cough more right after a nebulization treatment. The medication loosens up the mucous in the airway passages. However, if he is wheezing more or havin... Read More
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old female asked:
Cough for a week, no fever, very little nasal congestion. crackling sound when breathing. 28 year old smoker. could it be bronchitis?
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
It's likely: Is the cough productive? If you are bringing up phlegm (sputum), it is likely to be infection, the chances of which are greatly increased by smoking.... Read More
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
3 wk bronchitis cough wheezing . back to doc yesterday listen to my lungs said sound wheezy but not infected . no x ray no meds is that even possible?
Dr. Richard Zimonanswered
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Asthmatic: Bronchitis is very common and some believe is due to allergc reaction to colonizing bacteria in the bronchial tubes The treatment is usually simultane... Read More
920 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
Acute bronchitis about 3 weeks ago. decreased lung sounds 1.5 weeks ago & given inhaler. last night i had a random cough attack that wouldn't stop w/o the inhaler and tight chest this morning. lung sensitivity or something else? h2o & sleep helps.
Mgt: Following a respiratory infection, you may need a steroid inhaler to decrease the associated inflammation. The albuterol provides a temporary relief t... Read More
488 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 39-year-old male asked:
Acute bronchitis? no fever,productive cough started 12/23. rhonchi sound in lungs starting on 12/30, started 5 days zpack. have rhonchi when exhale by mouth. my wife said not as bad. cough is less productive than it was. less productive cough ok?
Dr. Richard Romanoanswered
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Z pack : Most bronchitis is viral, and not improved with antibiotics. If there is no fever then bacterial bronchitis is less likely. A cough from bronchitis ca... Read More
111 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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