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Can Mold Cause Bronchitis
I've had recurring sinus infections, bronchitis, pneumonia and cellulitis for 7 years. I mold tested my job & was positive. Could this be the cause?
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
Hello i have allergies like dust mold etc but a few months ago I was diagnosed with bronchitis due to allergies, well it's gone now ?
I have bronchitis but I work in a building that is full of mold and mildew which I am allergic to already, is it safe for me to return to work?
It can ...: Because, it's actually possible for stomach contents(including stomach acid) to reflux up from the stomach into the back of the throat, and then instead of going back down the food pipe(esophagus) but rather into the wind pipe(trachea) and inflamme the larger airways of the lungs! ...Read more
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