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Acute Exacerbation Of Asthma
Terminology: Asthma is a condition some people have that is marked by wheezing and decreases air movement due to airway tightening. They are usually healthy on whatever program of medications or treatments they use. An acute exacerbation occurs when some triggering event makes a stable asthma patient begin to have symptoms. This would require extra treatment to return the patient to baseline health. ...Read more
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
Is it okay to take gynera pills for management of endometriosis even if i was diagnosed with asthma not in acute exacerbation? Thank you.
Chronic disorder: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that can flare up from time to time with increased intensity of symptoms, which is called severe acute asthma or acute exacerbation of asthma. Many conditions/stimuli can trigger acute asthma in someone with a diagnosis of asthma. Anti-inflammatory medications can help control inflammation & prevent/reduce the number of acute asthma episodes. ...Read more
Acute Bronchitis: Yes one can get an attack of Acute Bronchitis which may be due to viral or bacterial infection.Other irritants like smoke or pollution also may cause this condition less frequently. It causes cough and may last 10 to 20 days and gradually gets better.It may also cause wheezing and rhonchi in the chest on auscultation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several medications: Bronchodilators such as albuterol (ventolin, proventil) or xopenex enlarge the diameter of the airways to help air flow and mucus come out of the lungs. Patients with cough-variant asthma, exercise-induced asthma, or regular asthma also use steroid inhalers (such as flovent) to reduce swelling, mucus, and "sensitivity" in the airways. Singulair is an additional medication that can be started. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Asthma & bronchitis : It depends, on how you feel, how long have been on treatment, if you are stable with no fever, not too much cough, no trouble breathing & no wheezing, yes you can, perhaps it would be better for you if you skip gym this week, you will need a doctor's note to go back to school. Feel better &good luck. ...Read more
If no other diseases are present, how fatal is it for a 58-year-old woman to have a combination of asthma and acute bronchitis at the same time?
If no other diseases are present, is it fatal for a 58-year-old woman to have a combination of asthma and acute bronchitis at the same time?
Assuming that no other diseases are present, how fatal is it to have a combination of asthma and acute bronchitis at the same time?
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