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My Sister Has Bronchitis What Should I Tell Her
Don't Worry: Bronchitis is infalmation of the large bronchi (breathing tubes) of our upper part of our airway. Most are caused by a virus in pediatrics but can be caused by a bacteria in some. It causes you to cough. Those caused by a virus will go away in time without madication. Asthma is a type of bronchitis too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (airways that carry air from the trachea to the more distal parts of the lungs, or bronchioles). Bronchitis may be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics , steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. The latter is usually associated with smoking and may be part of COPD. Both acute and chronic bronchitis can lead to other serious conditions, including pneumonia with ...Read more
My little sister has bronchitis, and my throat is starting to hurt bad. Could I have caught bronchitis from her?
What do you suggest if my little sister has bronchitis, and my throat is starting to hurt bad. can I catch bronchitis from her?
Sore throat: Clearly you are using someone else's account and you are likely a very young minor since you don't reveal your age or any other medical history. If you suspect you may have contracted an infection, please talk to your parents and may need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Sister went to Urgent Care last night with Bronchitis, was prescribed Doxicycline, got horrible headache after taking what other antibiotic is there?
Wheezing?: Inflammation of the airways will often cause wheezing or coughing when you exhale forcefully. Bronchitis typically develops after a prolonged cold where new fevers develop and sputum that is colored. See your doctor if your common cold is worsening after a week. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many self heal: Much of what is labeled bronchitis is caused by respiratory viruses.With proper rest, nutrition and hydration, the problem self heals over a week or two. Occasionally they are complicated by ear, nasal or other airway infections that are bacterial and need specific treatment.A doc can sort that out. ...Read more
Clinically...: Acute bronchitis is typically caused by an infection so, besides an acute onset of productive cough and possibly shortness of breath, other symptoms of infection would be present like fever, chills, body aches, malaise, etc. Chronic bronchitis is not caused by an infection so those symptoms would not be present and the productive cough lasts much longer. ...Read more
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