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If you regurgitate : It has become increasing common to evaluated esophageal diseases when evaluating a cough or bronchitis. Any esophageal obstruction such as a stricture (or a cancer or achalasia) to cause regurgitation of esophageal contents and then aspiration into the trachea which will cause immediate coughing and if persistent even bronchitis. ...Read more
It is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (the larger and medium-sized airways that carry airflow from the trachea into the more distal parts of the lung parenchyma). It may be infectious and require antibiotics, or steroid like meds to help treat it. (it can be acute ...Read more
Maybe...: It depends on your symptoms and oxygen level on the day of the elective procedure. The surgeon and anesthesiologist will make the decision on the day of your surgery but if it is delayed, they have your best interests in mind. You don't want to take any unnecessary risks! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Now having difficulty swallowing. Do you know of a correlation between chronic coughing/bronchitis and esophageal strictures?
Possibly...: Esophageal strictures could lead to aspiration which in turn could lead to cough either directly or related to bronchospasm. Gastroesophageal reflux disease causes bronchospasm and thus can also lead to chronic cough. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If you smoke, smoking cessation is also needed. ...Read more
Can coughing harshly cut my esophagus? I just got over a very bad case of bronchitis. It was so bad that coughing was almost constant and unstoppable. I have been coughing a lot still, even though I have gotten past the worst part of the sickness. I was w
It : It would be very rare for a severe cough to cause damage to the esophagus. Severe coughing can cause chest pain and great discomfort for patient's however. If a patient with bronchitis has worsening phlegm, fever, shortness of breath, or chest pain then they should notify their physician. A warm steamy bathroom, humidifier, and over the counter cough syrup may help. Ask your pharmacist for advice on cough syrup. Taking advil or tylenol may help chest discomfort as well. ...Read more
Can emphysema/copd/bronchitis&other respiratory conditions make it feel like the throat/esophagus has cool air in it (no pain) but feels abnormal?
Not described : Never heard or read of an association between what you describe and lung disease. But you could ask a doc for a full examination (history and physical exam) for more reassurance. ...Read more
Treated for bronchitis 2-3 weeks ago, but now cough is worse than ever. Painful and gagging and nauseous and chest pain. Go back?
I previously had chronic bronchitis and have since suffered from reflux due to the weakness in my diaphragm. What should I do to fix this?
Complex issues: Your chronic bronchitis is unusual in a non-smoker, but could conceivably result from aspiration of gastric acid from reflux esophagitis. See a GI physician to see if this can be medically controlled, since surgery to correct an esophageal hernia is often reserved for cases in which medical care fails. Good luck. ...Read more
Ears and neck hurt about week and 1/2. Short of breath and chest pain with deep breath. Is this bronchitis?
Or pneumonia: Sounds like u r having some difficulties w/ breathing & some associated aches / pains. It could b brnchitis, but also pneumonia (if fever) or an esophageal spasm or cardiac issues. Without a physical exam by a doctor & some more information, it will be imposible to be definitive. Are/were u a smoker? Asthma? Heartburn? TTYD or use HealthTap Prime to schedule a visit & get some answers. Be healthy! ...Read more
I had bad bronchitis in the end of october. Last week i started to get chest pains from the coughing. Now nausea & dry throat with a bad taste?
Many possibilities: You may have chronic sinusitis, may have developed bronchiectasis, an esophageal diverticulum, an aspiration pneumonia with a chronic low grade abscess, and so on. See a pulmonary physician or an infectious diseases expert and be examined and have this fully investigated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Bronchitis can be viral or bacterial. Viruses take time to resolve. Bacterial infections can go away on their own, but sometimes needs antibiotics. Depending on your other health history, like smoking and presence of other lung disease like asthma or copd, your doctor may consider treatment of bronchitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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