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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Can you give simple answer to where are bronchial tubes?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Can you give simple answer to where are bronchial tubes?

Repiratory Tree: Bronchial tubes are part of the internal structure called Repiratory Tree, and is part of Respiratory System. The Trachea also called wind pipe allows the air to flow into two hollow branches called the bronchi or Bronchial Tubes One tube is connected to right lung and the other to left lung.These extend into many branches known as bronchioles that are responsible for air exchange in each lung ...Read more

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Collapse (Definition)

Collapse refers to falling from the upright position to the ground. Circulatory collapse means the blood circulation is failing due to problems such as poor pumping from the heart, low blood volume ...Read more


Dr. Eduardo Haddad
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
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What is the definition or description of: bronchial tubes?

Dr. Eduardo Haddad
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
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What is the definition or description of: bronchial tubes?

Branching airways: The bronchial tree starts with the trachea in the neck then divides in a y shape in the mediastinum to each lung and from then on successfuly branches into tubes of smaller and smaller caliber until they become bronchioles which ultimatly terminate in a group of air sacs or alveoli. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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How do bronchial tubes get inflammation?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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How do bronchial tubes get inflammation?

Usually infection: Viral and bacterial infections are the usual causes of bronchitis, inflammation of bronchial tubes. Flu is a common example of bronchitis. Viral infection often damages the lining of bronchi and predisposes to infection with bacteria. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Board Certified, Psychiatry
33 years in practice
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Every time I garden (weed) my bronchial tubes seem to close up and I really have chest paints. Any suggestions?

Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Board Certified, Psychiatry
33 years in practice
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Every time I garden (weed) my bronchial tubes seem to close up and I really have chest paints. Any suggestions?

Talk to your PCP: Your problems could be caused by allergens or from cardiac origin.Talk to your primary care physician to evaluate the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
Board Certified, Pulmonary Critical Care
31 years in practice
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Is a thickening of the bronchial tubes likely to be considered as symptoms of early tuberculosis?

Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
Board Certified, Pulmonary Critical Care
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Is a thickening of the bronchial tubes likely to be considered as symptoms of early tuberculosis?

Not really: This may be bronchitis or asthma or bronchiectasis or miscellaneous. Check with your lung doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Affleck
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
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Can pnd cause acute bronchitis or bronchitis like symptoms? I read that it can drip down into your bronchial tubes resulting in this.

Dr. Brian Affleck
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Can pnd cause acute bronchitis or bronchitis like symptoms? I read that it can drip down into your bronchial tubes resulting in this.

Sinobronchial synd: Yes, it is thought that post-nasal drainage or drip can flow from the back of the nose to the airway through the pharynx. The pharynx is a very complex area where the air you breath and everything you swallow have to cross. Pnd can get to the trachea. Many times is causes throat clearing and cough, but I have certainly see patient develop bronchitis from colds or other upper respiratory illness. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Bezack
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
13 years in practice
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Told I have inflammed bronchial tubes so what's the treatment?

Dr. Brian Bezack
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
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Told I have inflammed bronchial tubes so what's the treatment?

Steroids: Inflammation of the bronchial tubes is the hallmark of someone with persistent asthma. The best treatment to control the underlying inflammation is use of an inhaled steroid on a daily basis. Once under better control, the medication can be decreased to achieve the lowest effective dose. ...Read more

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Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Board Certified, Pulmonology
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How long will i be tired from using symbicort for two 1/2 weeks for having inflamed bronchial tubes?

Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Board Certified, Pulmonology
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How long will i be tired from using symbicort for two 1/2 weeks for having inflamed bronchial tubes?

Not sure : I understand you are using symbicort a combination of long acting bronchodilator and an inhaled corticosteroid . Most of the side effects are due to the local effects of these medicines. Oral thrush, hoarse voice , rarely tremors ( transient) are the most well known and described side effects. Please talk to your doctor to see if the tiredness is actually related to your usage of symbicort ...Read more

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Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
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How long will i be tired from using symbicort for two and a half weeks for inflamed bronchial tubes?

Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
35 years in practice
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How long will i be tired from using symbicort for two and a half weeks for inflamed bronchial tubes?

Not related: Probably the respiratory disease that you are taking symbicort for, is most likely caausing your fatigue rather than symbicort. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
12 years in practice
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Wheezing especially at night. I can feel it deep in the lungs. Had advair in the past. Could this be restrictive bronchial tubes?

Dr. Jack Mutnick
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Wheezing especially at night. I can feel it deep in the lungs. Had advair in the past. Could this be restrictive bronchial tubes?

Breathing issues: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory process in the lungs with classic symptoms of cough, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. See your doctor for testing since wheeze can also be due to other factors. ...Read more

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