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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Bronchospasm

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I think I may have bronchospasm how can it be diagnosed and what is treatment? Is it permanent?

I think I may have bronchospasm how can it be diagnosed and what is treatment? Is it permanent?

See Your Doctor: 17 yrs old, "bronchospasm" is a term for reactive airways triggered by respiratory infections, allergies, exercise. The airways constrict, resulting symptoms are cough, wheezing, shortness of breath. Repeated attacks lead to the diagnosis of Asthma & can be life-threatnening. Diagnosis can be challenging however treatment is effective & preventive. See Doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchospasm (Definition)

Bronchospasm is a tightening of the small airways of the lung, which may cause wheezing and difficulty breathing. It can be seen in ...Read more


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What is bronchospasm?

Airway tightening: In broncospasm the air tubes in the lung constrict(get smaller) often in response to an allergen like smoke or pollen. Avoid tobacco smoke as much as possible! ...Read more

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What some of the symptoms of bronchospasm?

What some of the symptoms of bronchospasm?

Bronchospasm: Bronchospasm is a physiological response to various airway irritants, dust, cigarettes smoking, viruses etc. Diseases like bronchial asthma and congestive heart failure, fluid in the lungs can cause bronchospasm. The symptoms are shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, cough etc. ...Read more

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I am a smoker. I have coughing problem and bronchospasm. What can be done?

I am a smoker. I have coughing problem and bronchospasm. What can be done?

Cough: Simplest answer: stop smoking. After that, see your doctor if coughing and with bronchospasm because you might need nebulizers, cough meds and possibly a chest x-ray. Bottom line though is to stop smoking. ...Read more

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Is bronchospasm major problem in asthma?

Is bronchospasm major problem in asthma?

Partially: Bronchospasm is the most important symptom in asthma - it causes the shortness of breath and all of the discomfort, etc associated with asthma. But the main problem is the underlying inflammation that leads to bronchoconstriction when exposed to allergens, odors and other irritants. The best long-term management of asthma is to treat the underlying inflammation. ...Read more

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What otc medicine can prevent bronchospasm?

No fooling around: bronchospasm can develop into life threatening disease. You want to see a lung specialist. ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more