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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Wheezing Associated With Influenza Last

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Ok so a month ago i had influenza and bronchitis, 4 weeks later i got it again and got antibiotics but still wheezing should I go back?

Ok so a month ago i had influenza and bronchitis, 4 weeks later i got it again and got antibiotics but still wheezing should I go back?

Let's go back: So initially you had what was deemed viral infection and bronchitis, then got bronchitis treated with antibiotics. Now you have wheezing. This is likely from airway inflammation and increased goblet cells and secretion and now wheezing. Go back to your doctor and you should be treated for this inflammation and wheezing and help with expectoration. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Influenza (Definition)

Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more


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How long can the fever last in a kid with diagnosed influenza A?

How long can the fever last in a kid with diagnosed influenza A?

5-7 days: Is the usual but possible up to 10 days. If he/she gets worse during this time have them re examined often they can develop a secondary infection such as an ear infection that requires additional treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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How long does fever technically last if u have influenza a . My son is 11 and has had fever since mon am. Fever was gone all day then up tonight.

How long does fever technically last if u have influenza a . My son is 11 and has had fever since mon am. Fever was gone all day then up tonight.

Watch it tonight: A return of significant fever (>101-102) after a day or so without may be a sign a secondary infection like pneumonia is setting in.If the fever persists tonight, call the office in the morning and seek direction on what more to do.An evaluation and further study may be in order. ...Read more

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My 13 month old son was diagnosed with influenza a how long is the fever going to last?

My 13 month old son was diagnosed with influenza a how long is the fever going to last?

Influenza: The infection from the flu can last longer than most other viral infections but it is different in every individual. Hopefully your doctor gave your baby tamiflu (oseltamivir) to help treat the illness and thereby shorten the duration. It still takes close monitoring of young patients for any complications. ...Read more

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How long does wheezing last in ashma?

How long does wheezing last in ashma?

Depends: Wheezing is a common symptoms of asthma (aka reactive airway disease). It is caused by the bronchial tubes being constricted and/or inflamed causing airway narrowing. It can last as long as there is any airway constriction. Wheezing is a serious respiratory symptoms and needs to be addressed urgently. Be sure to see your doctor or go to the emergency department for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a virus infection in my lungs. I run no fever but had this for 3 months. I wheeze and have short breath. How much longer can it last, ?

I have a virus infection in my lungs. I run no fever but had this for 3 months. I wheeze and have short breath. How much longer can it last, ?

Get specialist evalu: Is not usual for viral illnesses to last 3 mo. Unless you are immunocompromised. Then could be an atypical infection as mycoplasma, moraxella, chlamydia, etc. Or could be asthma or reflux. Get a lung doctor evaluation and lung tests. ...Read more

Dr. Duane Gels
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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more