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Bronchitis Burning Chest And Back
Having burning sensation in my chest. Used proair that i got last time for bronchitis and it helps. Have i developed asthma at 45 years of age?
PFTs may be ordered: Pro air relaxes the airway and relieves symptoms of asthma including shortness of breath, wheezing and chest tightness. Adults can develop asthma, but the burning sensation may be related to another condition. It is best to check with your doctor to evaluate. Pulmonary function testing or pfts may help to determine the cause. ...Read more
Had acute bronchitis, its been 3 weeks. I was given amoxicillin and Bromfed (brompheniramine) and I now have a cough that makes me choke and I have burning in my chest.
It's autumn time and i'm intolerant to cold. Tickly cough w/ mucus, dull/burning pain in chest, difficult breathing, malaise. Possible bronchitis?
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain; see your pcp for evaluation. For headache as an abortive NSAID otc. Hope it helps. ...Read more
I suddenly started having horrible burning upper mid chest and throat pain when i cough. No cold prior. Is this bronchitis?
Bronchitis: It may be, particularly if you are coughing and having difficult breathing. The best thing that you could do to resolve this question is to go immediately to a doctor and have yourself evaluated. Never ever fool with chest pain. It may be cardiac or other severe illness. Go now, do not wait. Er if necessary. ...Read more
How to know if bronchitis or chest cold or acid reflux is what I have burning in chest throat cough n raw feeling tickle in throat to ?
Bronchitis vs reflux: You have asked a somewhat challenging question, to which the answer would be greatly aided by a detailed history and physical exam. However, I would say duration would add a helpful clue, since there is considerable overlap in the symptoms. Speaking in generalities, bronchitis would tend to be more acute and severe, while reflux would tend to be more chronic and less severe, but exceptions abound. ...Read more
On meds for week and half, bronchitis and pleurisy, now getting sharp pains on right side of back and chest, what could this be?
Pneumonia: The lining of the lung is the main part of the lung that can feel pain. What you describe sounds like worsening pneumonia that has spread to the edge of the lung near the areas that hurt. Fluid is likely to collect there and get infected. It is hard for the medicines given by mouth (or even by vein) to kill the germs in this fluid pocket. Talk to your doctor, as a chest xray will help show it. ...Read more
Treated for bronchitis 2-3 weeks ago, but now cough is worse than ever. Painful and gagging and nauseous and chest pain. Go back?
Diagnosed with strep this week Tuesday. Researched and I think it's bronchitis. Severe cough with chest and back pains . Am I allowed to go to work?
Mgt: Please stay well hydrated, rest and monitor your temperature. You should feel better in a few days, and if there is no fever nor any breathing difficulty, maybe you can return to work. I assume you are on antibiotic treatment now. If your cough is severe and not improving or associated with breathing difficulty, then an ED visit is indicated. They will most likely order a chest radiograph. ...Read more
I had acute bronchitis back in may I'm not coughing any more but my chest is still really congested every day I wake up how do I get rid of this?
My daughter 5 yrs old has had cough since sept. Dr said bronchitis put her on nebulizer cough is back and her chest hurts.Could it be something else?
She needs to be: Re-evaluated. Need to take her nebulized treatment every 6 hours along with her Pulmicort Respules twice daily.Do not stop treatment too quickly.She needs to be on maintenance once acute attack is under control.Chest is hurting because she is tight from increase inflammation of the lungs. ...Read more
Have bronchitis and am on cefdinir. Having terrible back/upper body/chest pain. Is this from all the coughing? I'm scared it hurts so bad!
Had bronchitis took medicine for 2 weeks breathin n chest pressure got better. Been off medicine since monday n chest pressure, bad cough phelgm is back?
My daughter has bronchitis and is on albuterol and pulmocort. At her follow up she was not as congested but now her chest hurts,do we go back to Dr.?
If excessive cough: I would say that if you are coughing alot, then you could cause back and chest pain. When you cough for extended periods of time, the respiratiory muscles that are used in respiration are involved in the cough reflex. Bronchitis, is caused by inflamation of the bronchi and sometime virsus. You may have bronchospasm and excess mucus. A postbronchitis syndrome can produce cough that last months. ...Read more
Been fighting bronchitis, lastnight I had chest tighting when inhale pain upper shoulder in back. Is that inflammation around heart? Cure?
Could be: Possible pericarditis.Get a more detailed answer ›
I went to the doc 11 days ago for bronchitis from allergy got 2 inhalers and cough syurp felt better but now my chest feels tight do I have 2 go back?
Reevaluation: Yes, you should be reevaluated if you have a tight chest. It is possible you have an infectious process in your chest at this point. See your doctor for reevaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more
Diag. W/ acute bronchitis bacterial. Coughing went away 1wk it came back, with slight heavy feeling in chest. Xray was clean. Ekg was ok. What is it?
Bronchitis: Acute bronchitis is >95% viral. Bacterial infection is usually with bordetella pertussis, the cause of whooping cough. Although usually in children it has been shown to produce adult disease and the cough can go on for weeks and weeks. The inflammatory process damages the trachea and bronchi and it takes a long time for these to regenerate and become normal again. Smoking will enhance damage. ...Read more
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