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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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Bronchiolitis (Definition)

Bronchiolitis is a condition of inflammation and mucus production in bronchioles (which are small air passages in the lungs) resulting from a viral infection, usually affecting babies or toddlers. Symptoms typically include ...Read more


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How can I help my teen with bronchiolitis and vomiting?

How can I help my teen with bronchiolitis and vomiting?

Bronchiolitis: is a disease that young children get, not teens. Perhaps you are referring to bronchitis? If he/she is vomiting a lot, you should have them take small amounts of fluids more frequently & advance that slowly. If it's happening just w/ coughing, a cough med might help or an inhaler. Your teen should see his/her doctor if there is continued coughing or vomiting or if he/she has not been examined yet. ...Read more

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1yr old with viral bronchiolitis.Saw pedi. And recieved bronciodolator and corticosteroid.Couging and vomiting up phlem.Is this normal for the meds?

1yr old with viral bronchiolitis.Saw pedi. And recieved bronciodolator and corticosteroid.Couging and vomiting up phlem.Is this normal for the meds?

Yes: Cough is a major symptom of bronchiolitis. When children cough it is fairly common for them to vomit because of weak les. No medicine has been found to be singularly effective in bronchilitis. The illness may last for 3-4 weeks. As long the child is not hypoxic and drinking well you just ride out the rough period. Antibiotics do not help as they are caused by viruses. ...Read more

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Does bronchiolitis usually cause many symptoms?

Does bronchiolitis usually cause many symptoms?

Cough and wheeze: Yes, bronchiolitis is typically an inflammation of the very small airways or bronchiole tubes in infants and is typically caused by a virus, often times the RSV virus. Symtoms include cough, wheezing, congestion, runny nose, fever, and other symptoms seen with viral illnesses. Very young, premature babies can be particularly affected by bronchiolitis. ...Read more

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My toddler has bronchiolitis. I expect an elevated resp. Rate but at what point should she be seen. She is currently at 60bpm?

My toddler has bronchiolitis.  I expect an elevated resp. Rate but at what point should she be seen.  She is currently at 60bpm?

Needs to be checked: Rep rate of 60/minute is high and i will recommend you call babies pediatrician who is treating the baby .Or go to the emergency dept of nearest hospital 60 resp rate is high and needs to be checked. ...Read more

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What is a home treatment for a teenager with bronchiolitis?

Bronchiolitis: is generally considered an illness of very small children. Do you perhaps mean bronchitis? Treatment is supportive (pain control, rest, increased fluids, mucolytics such as guaifenesin) with or without oral antibiotics and bronchodilators (Rx medications). ...Read more

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My baby has a terrible cold/bronchiolitis. What is the best treatment for this?

My baby has a terrible cold/bronchiolitis. What is the best treatment for this?

Have baby checked: If infant needs extra oxygen or has developed dehydration due to poor oral intake. Over-the-counter cold remedies are not effective and sometimes prove harmful. ...Read more

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My 2yr old grandson was diagnosed with bronchiolitis and pnemonia. Is the pnemonia contagious?

Yes: Infections of the respiratory tract are contagious, but take different forms in different people depending upon age, immunity and a multitude of factors. Thus one person ahs pneumonia, the next a sinus infection and the last cold symptoms only. Good handwashing and avoidance are the best prevention. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more