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I have been on preisone , levofloxacin , z-pack . Dignosest with acute tracheobronchitis bronchitis .I have swelling in the face , neck dizzychest pain?
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (airways that carry air from the trachea to the more distal parts of the lungs, or bronchioles). Bronchitis may be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics , steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. The latter is usually associated with smoking and may be part of COPD. Both acute and chronic bronchitis can lead to other serious conditions, including pneumonia with ...Read more
Diagnosed with acute tracheobronchitis . My throat is so sore i choke when i eat . I have to hold my breath and i get dizzy . Help?
Acute tracheobronchitis, croup, stridor , RSV . Thought to be what I have . Normal chest X-ray , CT scan normal blood ox normal.Help. What test do next?
Possible rx: If you have an acute infection, the symptoms most likely will resolve without need for further testing. If you have had symptoms for three or more weeks, a secondary infection, antibiotics may be used to treat a specific bacterial infection; prolonged inflammation is treatable with aerosolized steroids. These are some possible management options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Singulair (montelukast): Should be OK but if it is not helping within a day or two, please contact your doctor. ...Read more
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Not necessarily ...: It's not uncommon with an active or resolving bronchitis to bring up colored sputum. Often it represents your immune system's inflammatory response to an infection. Be aware, it can be a sign of some irritation of the airways and old blood(though this is usually dark). If you start coughing up any sputum with blood or blood clots or black material please contact your primary care doctor ASAP! ...Read more
Yes: In a non-smoking, otherwise healthy 19 year old, bronchitis is hardly ever caused by a bacteria, so antibiotics have no effect. Most cases are viral and go away on their own. If it is not better after a couple of weeks, consider another diagnosis - usually it's asthma, sometimes whooping cough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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