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Can my cat allergy causes me chronic bronchitis?

Can my cat allergy causes me chronic bronchitis?

Cats and allergies: Short answer is yes. The mechanism is that dander from the cat will be inhaled. The tubes of your longs are very sensitive to irritants. If you're if bronchial tubes are constantly irritated you will have a chronic response or chronic bronchitis, or that is, may have. ...Read more

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleed (Definition)

A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more


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Did the chronic bronchitis cause my asthma? I had bronchitis for 3 months straight this year and asthma ever since. If yes, then how did this happen?

Did the chronic bronchitis cause my asthma? I had bronchitis for 3 months straight this year and asthma ever since. If yes, then how did this happen?

May be all asthma: Bronchitis lasting 3 months for one year is not chronic bronchitis. Without having all clinical data it is very difficult for me to determine what exactly you had for 3 months. Asthma may develop after infections of the bronchial tree, particularly after viral and certain bacterial infections. If you haven't yet, see an asthma specialist. ...Read more

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Can chronic bronchitis cause body aches??

Can chronic bronchitis cause body aches??

No: It is an airway problem. If coughing too much could hurt a rib joint.
No relation with body aches an chronic bronchitis ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for chronic bronchitis caused by smoking?

Stop smoking: Stop smoking is the answer. Many benefits from this including decreased mortality benefit with heart and lung diseases. You will feel much better too. But, you will not cure bronchitis, rather you may limit the exercabations. ...Read more

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Can losartan cause chronic bronchitis? I take 25mgs in the morning and 25mgs at night.

Can losartan cause chronic bronchitis? I take 25mgs in the morning and 25mgs at night.

No: A different class of blood pressure medication called ACE inhibitors can cause a chronic cough but losartan is not that class of medication. Bronchitis is due to infection and inflammation of the bronchial tubes. ...Read more

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Can cystic fibrosis cause chronic bronchitis?

Can cystic fibrosis cause chronic bronchitis?

Bronchiectasis: Chronic airway infection in CF is common; it isn't the same as "chronic bronchitis" precisely but has similar traits (copious purulent sputum production, discomfort, airway obstruction). More commonly the chronic infection and mucus plugging lead to airway destruction, dilation in a condition known as bronchiectasis. Google cts of the chest for both and take a look at the differences. ...Read more

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Can chronic bronchitis cause body aches and nausea?

Possible: Any ongoing infection can lead to body aches and generally not feeling well. My concern is at your age why do you have chronic bronchitis? I would discuss this concern with your MD - make sure there's not another underlying condition contributing to the lung issues.
https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/chronicbronchitis. Html ...Read more

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What causes chronic bronchitis?

What causes chronic bronchitis?

Smoking...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD usually caused by smoking. Smoking cessation is an important part of disease prevention as well as treatment. ...Read more

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How does smoking cause chronic bronchitis? And how long does it take?

How does smoking cause chronic bronchitis? And how long does it take?

Smoke is toxic: Both the heat of the smoke and the chemicals within it irritate the linings of the respiratory tract. It takes 10 years or more to produce chronic bronchitis in most smokers. ...Read more

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I've had a cough for two months and was told it was chronic bronchitis. What's the best medicine for bronchitis cause I've been put on different medication and nothing is working?

I've had a cough for two months and was told it was chronic bronchitis. What's the best medicine for bronchitis cause I've been put on different medication and nothing is working?

COPD...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, usually the result of smoking. If you are smoking, it is imperative that you quit and your doctor can help with this. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are the mainstay of therapy and other medications can be prescribed, depending on your symptoms. See your doctor for treatment. Antibiotics are only needed if you have signs/symptoms of acute infection. ...Read more

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Can sinus or nose problem cause symptoms similar to chronic bronchitis? Excessive mucus n unable to breathe deeply?

Can sinus or nose problem cause symptoms similar to chronic bronchitis? Excessive mucus n unable to breathe deeply?

Possibly...: Sinus problems can lead to bronchospasm which can result in shortness of breath. You may cough mucous from post-nasal drip. The treatment, however, includes nasal sprays as well as inhalers to control the bronchospasm. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Chronic bronchitis emphysema and lung cancer can be caused by?

Chronic bronchitis emphysema and lung cancer can be caused by?

Smoking.,: The most common cause for both diseases is cigarette smoking. By either avoiding smoking or quitting if you do smoke, you reduce your chances of getting these diseases. See your doctor if you need help to quit. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic bronchitis with normal lung function test and no relation to allergy or infectious disease?

What can cause chronic bronchitis with normal lung function test and no relation to allergy or infectious disease?

Tobacco: Tobacco smoking by far is the most common cause in the absence of allergy or infection. Air pollution is also a strong suspect although the link is not as well proven as with tobacco. ...Read more

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Does chronic bronchitis cause nose to produce excessive mucus, which is more than mucus coming from throat?

Does chronic bronchitis cause nose to produce excessive mucus, which is more than mucus coming from throat?

Not usually: Lots of nasal mucus production is usually a sign of allergy, or can be a reaction to cold temperatures and other things. If you are a smoker, you should quit. An ear-nose-throat physician and/or an allergist can do testing to see if allergy or other factors are causing this, and has a number of options in terms of treating it. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic bronchitis with normal lung function test, no relation to allergy, infectious disease, tobacco and other chemical irritants?

What can cause chronic bronchitis with normal lung function test, no relation to allergy, infectious disease, tobacco and other chemical irritants?

50% of us: Have asthma that does not make us go to the doctor on a given year. Mostly, I think this is mis-diagnosis of not asthma, but actually inflammation due to a viral illness which varies from days to over a month. Asthma meds (especially monteleukast) fix it. ...Read more

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How common is chronic bronchitis?

How common is chronic bronchitis?

Very common: In children bronchitis is very common. The most common bronchitis in kids is asthma. Other causes are viral and rarely bacterial in children. ...Read more

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How can I manage chronic bronchitis?

Quit smoking: If you are smoking you should quit. The treatment depends on what kind of symptoms you have-- for wheezing beta agonists, for cough suppressants, fever antibiotics, for excessive mucus mucolytics etc. ...Read more

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How do you treat chronic bronchitis?

How do you treat chronic bronchitis?

Avoid the cause (s): Cigarettes and pollution are the two biggest contributors. Stop one and avoid the other as much as you can. Treatment is symptomatic; bronchodilators if you are short of breath, steroid inhalers for people who have frequent "exacerbations", antibiotics and oral steroids for acute exacerbations, and yearly influenza vaccination to reduce risk of serious illness. Oh, and did I mention "no smoking? ". ...Read more

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How can I address chronic bronchitis?

How can I address chronic bronchitis?

Chronic bronchitis.: Chronic bronchitis is related to a history of smoking, for the most part. Treatment is with medications - mainly inhalers used daily and as needed for symptoms of shortness of breath. Sometimes oral steroids are used when chronic symptoms are more severe, and antibiotics are used for flares thought due to infection. Oxygen sometimes also helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Chronic Bronchitis (Definition)

Typical symptoms of bronchitis can include: cough that brings up mucus, shortness of breath, wheezing, mild fever, feeling tired, discomfort of the chest. Bronchitis is deemed to be chronic when cough with mucus are present most days for a ...Read more


Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi. May be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics, steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can ...Read more