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Can You Get Bronchitis From Dust
I have bronchitis and they were sawing concrete today.All the dust came over, and I'm having coughing fits. What can I do to stop it?
Cough: Actually the coughing will aid in clearing some of this material from your airways. You could get a variety of OTC products containing dextromethorphan (usually marked DM in the U.S.). If that does not work then you doctor can prescribe a Codeine containing cough syrup. Hope this clears up soon. If you are a smoker, please stop. ...Read more
I very recently recovered from bronchitis and I'm almost back to normal but smoke and dust still makes me cough and irritates my breathing.
Bronchial recovery: You were treated for an infection but the lining of the breathing tubes in your lungs were damaged. They will recover in time. If you can afford it get a HEPA air filter. It filters the air to 99.97 % clean and don't stay around smokers. You will get better! ...Read more
I have allergic bronchitis.Dust allergy is main cause.What can I do to prevent it?Can allergic bronchitis cured completely?
Mite proof encasing: Encasing the mattress, box spring, pillows, and comforter with mite-proof encasing may reduce the mite dropping exposure. Reduction of humidity in the home would help hold the mite population down as well. However these measures alone would not completely solve your problem. You need to see an allergist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ?
40yr old 6' tall & weigh 95kg with acute bronchitis & allergic to dust with running nose & irritating sometimes paining throat. Permnent cure? Thank u
Needs evaluation: There are several types of reaction to dust - you can be truly allergic to different things in dusts, or could simply be having a nonallergic, irritant-type overreaction to it. You might truly have acute bronchitis, or it can be asthma masquerading as bronchitis. The best option is to get an evaluation by an allergist to determine what is really going on and how best to treat it. ...Read more
Viral or bacterial: Viral bronchitis is characterized by coughing some clear mucus and will usually last less than a week. Antibiotics are ineffective and not recommended for viral bronchitis. Bacterial bronchitis is productive of yellow or green mucus with a lot of bacteria and will linger for 7-14 days if left untreated with a lot of fatigue. ...Read more
Trigger factors: Trigger factors come in types: if you have an immune problem (iga), asthma, allergies or similar lung predisposition you will. If you smoke/work around fumes/etc. You might. If you hang around sick people you might. If your diet & rest patterns are unhealthy you might. If you work on what you can avoid/get vaccinated & follow a healthy lifestyle you give yourself the best chance of avoiding it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Most likely due to humidity, position, temperature changes; can be d/t environment changes (@ home not work) and allergens present; can be meds wearing off from earlier in day. Should discuss w/your dr to see how to best manage symptoms. ...Read more
Earplugs: Or go to another room.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: It depends on what has caused it ...Read more
Do you smoke?: Chronic bronchitis is usually the result of repetitive episodes of acute bronchitis or chronic irritants to the respiratory tract. The most common of these is cigarette smoke, or exposure to toxic fumes. Occasionally there are genetic conditions which create the risk of chronic bronchitis, but these should be discussed with your family doctor or with a pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Progressive : COPD tends to be progressive. But inhaled & oral meds, along with smoking cessation, & supplemental oxygen if needed, can significantly slow the progress. Other ills, like heart disease, make it worse. End-stage sign is acute flare up episodes ("exacerbations") requiring more frequent hospital stays. That's the time to focus on life quality over life prolonging care (hospice). Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acute bronchitis?: If you are referring to acute bronchitis, a worsening cough can be a sign of bronchospasm that can complicate acute bronchitis. Treatment can consist of bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. See your doctor for evaluation if you have a worsening cough with acute bronchitis. ...Read more
Most likely: Chronic bronchitis is defined as someone (almost always a smoker) who has a mucus-producing cough most days of the month, three months of a year for two years in a row without other underlying disease to explain the cough (like asthma or pneumonia). If you were to quit smoking, it should become less frequent and less severe as the years go on. Good luck! ...Read more
How long does it take to get chemical bronchitis? How do u know does it come with a strong cough?
Depends : Chemical bronchitis is usually from exposure to potent toxins whether it be household cleaners or pesticides or other chemicals. Symptoms can come on immediately or be slightly delayed. It is important that you get evaluation and follow up for this. You may need an inhaler to help with any bronchospasm you're having. Are you coughing up blood? hard to breathe? If yes, go to the emergency room now ...Read more
Ever since i had my first bout of bronchitis/laryngitis 3 yrs ago, everytime i get sick, i get laryngitis. Is there any possible way to avoid this?
How long does it take to get your appetite after having bronchitis cause its been 3 months and I have to force myself to eat because I am never hungry?
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