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I had bronchitis, a rash, then a stomach virus, and now another rash only on my chest neck and face. Is this a post viral rash or something new?
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
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
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?
Family practice: It may be from the medication or a rash from the viral illness. ...Read more
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.
Recheck: 3 weeks is simply too long and the rash is questionable- may be due to illness or medication. Have her rechecked. ...Read more
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 more
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
Symptoms...: Acute bronchitis symptoms include cough productive of discolored sputum, cold symptoms, fever, chills, body aches, shortness of breath, wheezing, etc. Symptoms of chronic bronchitis include cough productive of sputum, shortness of breath, wheezing, etc. Without any symptoms of infection. ...Read more
Not specifically: There is not a vaccine specifically made to protect against bronchitis, which is an infection of the larger airways in the lungs. The pneumococcal vaccines protect against pneumococcal bacterial infections (pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, blood sepsis, meningitis). Pneumonia is an infection farther down in the lungs, beyond the larger airways involved in bronchitis. ...Read more
Take a deep breath: Defined as inflammation of the mucous membranes of the larger/medium-sized airways in the lungs. Presents usually with a non productive cough that can change to coughing up discolored thick sputum with possible small amounts of blood in it. It usually stars from a virus infection but can be bacterial in origin. Likelihood of getting bronchitis increases with smoking, asthma, allergic rhinitis ...Read more
Bronchitis: Bronchitis usually starts with a cold caused by a virus. In bronchitis, due to the weakened immunity, some of your own bacteria get down into your airways to the lung and produce heavy mucous which eventually turn purulent (yellow, gray, or green). The main symptoms are heavy cough and production of this thick sputum. There is usually no fever. There may be chest tightness or wheezing. ...Read more
Need right meds: You may not be given the right medication. Lots of triggers for so called"bronchitis, reactive airways disease, asthma etc".Oftentimes, patients are treated with several rounds of antibiotics, cough meds suppressants/expectorants to no avail. If you are treated with broncodilators and inhaled steroids, then maybe it was not taken long enough which can cause recurrence/relapses. ...Read more