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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Can you give simple answer to where are bronchial tubes?

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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Bronchial Tubes (Definition)

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


Dr. Eduardo Haddad
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What is the definition or description of: bronchial tubes?

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
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How do bronchial tubes get inflammation?

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
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Every time I garden (weed) my bronchial tubes seem to close up and I really have chest paints. Any suggestions?

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. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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Dr. Amy Tezza
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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.

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 more

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Dr. Brian Bezack
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Told I have inflammed bronchial tubes so what's the treatment?

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?

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
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How long will i be tired from using symbicort for two and a half weeks for inflamed bronchial tubes?

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
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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?

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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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


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