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What are the major symptoms of bronchitis and how it can be cured naturally?

What are the major symptoms of bronchitis and how it can be cured naturally?

Your body does that: Cough is predominant symptom and vast majority of bronchitis is caused by viral infections and will resolve on its own with or without treatment. Typical course is 7-10 days, but the cough may linger for several wks. If no fever, or nasty/colored sputum, and symptoms are improving, no treatment needed--your body takes care of that. Otc cough syrup/mucinex may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any suggestions about how to treat bronchitis naturally?

Any suggestions about how to treat bronchitis naturally?

Symptom relief: Bronchitis is usually the result of a viral infection, so it goes away by itself. Treatment is directed at symptoms, with cough medicines or sometimes bronchodilators. In most cases, antibiotics aren't helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what immune systems are involved in fighting bronchitis?

Can you tell me what immune systems are involved in fighting bronchitis?

Brochioles WBC Cough: The bronchioles are lined with mucous & water secreting cells along with ciliary cells. The mucous floats on top of the water layer, traps inhaled particles & bacteria, the ciliary cells whip the mucous layer up to the pharynx & is swallowed into stomach; a mucociliary elevator clearing all lung air passages every 15-30 min, 24/7. WBCs attracted to problem areas & coughing are backup mechanisms. ...Read more

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I am sick every 3 days. Cold, flu, bronchitis, sinusitis, strep. My immune system can't fight it off. Why am I always sick? Been since Dec. Help.

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I am sick every 3 days. Cold, flu, bronchitis, sinusitis, strep. My immune system can't fight it off. Why am I always sick? Been since Dec. Help.

Visit an Allergist: could be asthma and chronic sinusitis inadequately treated, your primary doctor would help you initially or may refer you to an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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Shortness if breath upper back pain tightness in chest fighting a sinus infection. Also haven't felt like this since the last time i had bronchitis?

Shortness if breath upper back pain tightness in chest fighting a sinus infection. Also haven't felt like this since the last time i had bronchitis?

Needs treatment: Have you been on antibiotics yet? If it feels like there are problems with your chest, i would get checked out to make sure it's not more that just the sinuses. Maybe it is bronchitis or a viral chest infection (cold). ...Read more

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I think my son has bronchitis. Can I give him aspelone syrup and how much ( he’s 18)?

I think my son has bronchitis. Can I give him aspelone syrup and how much ( he’s 18)?

NO: IT IS A STEROID AND SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN CERTAIN CASES .
NEED TO BE ASSESSED TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF BRONCHITIS AND SEVERITY . MAY NEED OTHER MEDS . ...Read more

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Bronchitis?

Bronchitis?

Two types...: Acute bronchitis is due to a bacteria or virus and is associated with a productive cough, fever, body aches, URI symptoms. Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is due to airway inflammation usually due to smoking and is characterized by a productive cough that lasts for months and is not associated with fever, cold sxs, etc. The treatment depends on the type of bronchitis present. ...Read more

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What is bronchitis?

What is bronchitis?

Two types...: There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is usually due to an infection in the airways whereas chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD and is typically from smoking. The treatments are different as well so see your doctor if you think you may have a form of bronchitis. ...Read more

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What is bronchitis?

What is bronchitis?

Bronchitis: Inflammation within bronchi (airways.) can be viral bacterial and chemical. .Generally manifested as cough with wheezing and sometimes sputum production and fever. ...Read more

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What is bronchitis?

What is bronchitis?

A lung infection: Its an infection of the airway tubes in the lungs and can lead to pneumonia if caused by a virus or bacterium. If caused by smoking it can lead to permanent lung damage such as COPD, which is not reversible. Inhaling industrial chemicals and other substances can do the same. Common in miners and other workers, if not protected. ...Read more

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What helps bronchitis?

What helps bronchitis?

A few things: Drink plenty of fluids. Use cough medicine to help break/bring up the mucus. You can suck on cough drops or hard candies to soothe a dry or sore throat. ...Read more

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Symptoms of bronchitis?

Symptoms of bronchitis?

Just three words?: Your three words can leave us guessing, but we don't want to guess. You posted on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private consultation where doctors can talk with you on video. Also, in the US certain drugs (but not all) can be prescribed. On your screen, click on Care, then Medical Consults, then Start. (Jan. 2020 ...Read more

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What causes bronchitis ?

What causes bronchitis ?

Two types....: There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is due to an infection in the airways, usually either bacterial or viral. Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and is usually due to smoking. ...Read more

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Can bronchitis be serious?

Can bronchitis be serious?

Yes...: Acute bronchitis is caused by infection and it is very treatable and is usually not serious. Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, can be life-threatening. It is progressive and not curable so smoking cessation is extremely important to avoid the disease or slow progression if already diagnosed with the disease. ...Read more

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Is bronchitis communicable?

Is bronchitis communicable?

Acute bronchitis: Acute bronchitis ("acute" here refers to new onset, self-limited) tends to be viral including cold viruses, but, more seriously, also influenza.Symptoms can persist once the virus has passed, therefore contagious depending on stage. Whooping cough is a contagious bacterial bronchitis, sometimes serious, making a comeback due to the unfortunate decision of some not to vaccinate their children. ...Read more

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How do I treat bronchitis ?

Acute or chronic...: Acute bronchitis is usually due to an infection. If it is a bacterial infection, antibiotics are usually used but if it is viral, symptoms are treated while the infection runs its course. If it is chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, the treatment consists of bronchodilator and steroid inhalers as well as smoking cessation. Other treatments depend on disease severity. ...Read more

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How to remove cough naturally?

How to remove cough naturally?

Naturally: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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Bronchitis (Definition)

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