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What some of the symptoms of bronchospasm?

What some of the symptoms of bronchospasm?

Bronchospasm: Bronchospasm is a physiological response to various airway irritants, dust, cigarettes smoking, viruses etc. Diseases like bronchial asthma and congestive heart failure, fluid in the lungs can cause bronchospasm. The symptoms are shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, cough etc. ...Read more

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Bronchospasm (Definition)

Bronchospasm is a tightening of the small airways of the lung, which may cause wheezing and difficulty breathing. It can be seen in ...Read more


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What is bronchospasm?

Airway tightening: In broncospasm the air tubes in the lung constrict(get smaller) often in response to an allergen like smoke or pollen. Avoid tobacco smoke as much as possible! ...Read more

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I am a smoker. I have coughing problem and bronchospasm. What can be done?

I am a smoker. I have coughing problem and bronchospasm. What can be done?

Cough: Simplest answer: stop smoking. After that, see your doctor if coughing and with bronchospasm because you might need nebulizers, cough meds and possibly a chest x-ray. Bottom line though is to stop smoking. ...Read more

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What otc medicine can prevent bronchospasm?

What otc medicine can prevent bronchospasm?

No fooling around: bronchospasm can develop into life threatening disease. You want to see a lung specialist. ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can i go running if i suffer from bronchospasms?

Yes....: You may need to use your bronchodilator inhaler prior to running if you notice symptoms while running. You should also have your inhaler available to use after you stop running as some people experience bronchospasm once they stop exercising. If symptoms worsen, see your doctor. ...Read more