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Collapsed Bronchial Tubes
Airways: The bronchial tubes are part of the airway tree in your chest. The windpipe (trachea) divides into 2 main bronchi (left & right). Then, there are multiple divisions of these tubes to make up the airway tree. The tubes end in air sacs where oxygen & carbon dioxide are exchanged. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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
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
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
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
How long will i be tired from using symbicort for two and a half weeks for inflamed bronchial tubes?
Can pnd cause acute bronchitis or bronchitis like symptoms? I read that it can drip down into your bronchial tubes resulting in this.
Yes: Post nasal drainage generally indicates fluid coming from your sinuses and draining down the back of your throat. It can be caused by infection or allergy and can definitely cause bronchial irritation and cough. Sometimes flushing out your sinuses like with a neti pot can help; if allergies are involved a steroid nasal spray can decrease the drainage. Fever or bad odor might indicate an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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