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Acute Urticaria/Hive: Acute urticaria (hives) is common, affecting 20% of the population. Acute hives resolve within 6 weeks (most patients fit into this category). Hives can become chronic if last more than 6 weeks. Common viral/bacterial infections can trigger an outbreak like bronchitis. Medications, foods, and stings can also cause acute hives but have the potential to lead to more serious complications. ...Read more
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
15 mo old son recently had bronchitis the cough & fever stopped almost a week ago. he is coughing again with a low fever & a small rash on his face?
I'm allergic to penicillins (angioedema, hives and rash), but what if I'm sick (bronchitis, infection)? Is it possible to be treated without penicilli
What is a viral rash & how do I get rid of one? Causing red itchy bumps in random places that come & go. Doc said side effect of post-viral bronchitis
Antihistamines: Good morning, viral rashes could vary in nature from macules and papules due to chicken pox and mononucleosis to hives, which can last for a long time. Red itchy bumps suggest hives. Viruses come to our body, enter the cells of different types and take over the management of the affected cells just like a new manager. Our immune system reacts by antibodies to reject them, and will eliminate them. ...Read more
I have a raised red rash around my midline and buttocks. Sneezing and runny nose. No fever. Just getting over bronchitis. What is it please.
See a dermatologist: Maybe dermographism......Not serious.Get a more detailed answer ›
My daughter started taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) and azitthromycin azithromycin yesterday for bronchitis and flu. She has a rash on her arm and stomach. Advice?
My mom has been sick 3 weeks.1The dr said she has viral bronchitus. Was on an antibitoic and steroid twice. Ran fever again yesterday. Now rash.
In name only: Various terms have been used to define/describe Asthma, which has a strong allergy component, and genetic predisposition. The main thing is what precautions can be taken to prevent an exacerbation of asthma symptoms and what treatment works fir the patient. Allergy testing and treatment of allergies, as indicated is an important part of work up if these patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband was diagnosed with bronchitis last week..Was given a zpac and meds for a cough. He seems to b getting worse again. Any advice?
See the doctor: If the symptoms are getting worse and he has been on the antibiotic for at least a week, he may have an infection that is resistant to that antibiotic. The other possibility is that he has a viral infection and did not need an antibiotic in the first place either way, he should followup with his physician to determine if he needs a different treatment. ...Read more
Acute bronchitis: Acute bronchitis ("acute" here refers to new onset, self-limited) tends to be viral including cold viruses, but, more seriously, also influenza.Symptoms can persist once the virus has passed, therefore contagious depending on stage. Whooping cough is a contagious bacterial bronchitis, sometimes serious, making a comeback due to the unfortunate decision of some not to vaccinate their children. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more