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Pug Respiratory Problems
Lot of them: Cough, dyspnea, wheezing, chest tightness, chest heaviness, chest pain, gasping, snoring, stridor, sputum production, heartburn, hemoptysis, fever, cachexia, nausea, vomiting are some of the symptoms associated directly with myriad of pulm issues. And there are a lot of symptoms that overlap with other systems like rash, edema, abd pain sleepiness, htn, headaches, migraines, memory issues, fatigue. ...Read more
Heard there's a bad sickness in children Goin stopin that is worse in ones with respiratory problems what is it n what are the symptoms?
Enterovirus: I believe you are referring to the Enterovirus strain that seemed to cause significant respiratory issues in asthma patients all over the country with many hospitalizations, and some deaths due to respiratory issues. In some cases there have been a series of pediatric patients that presented with neurological symptoms of muscular weakness/paralysis and it is thought to be attributed to this virus ...Read more
Specialized coating: Surfactant is one of the last things for a fetus to produce, like paint for your rooms, you get everything else built before the finish work.Prematurity can delay production.The material works on the walls of the air pockets in the lungs to keep them partially open when you exhale.Without the coating, these air pockets empty like a balloon & take excessive force to reopen.That gives respiratory pbs. ...Read more
Yes, you should be: Babies should have a pink color, should breathe easily thru their nose, and should be able to feed without stopping to catch their breath. If the babe cannot feed, is bluish in color, is pulling hard to breathe or coughing a lot, he/she should be seen by a physician as soon as possible. Go to the emergency room if your doctor is not available. ...Read more
Fluids and rest: The basis of treatment was rest and fluids. At that time Aspirin was used for children but is is no longer used for flu like illnesses due to its association with reyes syndrome. Decongestants as nasal sprays and orlly will help. Now Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen and used to treat fever adn muscle aches. Using a vaporizor may help break up congestion and ease respiratory symptoms. ...Read more
What would cause sputum to be salty tasting. 55 yo lady. Chronic respiratory problems. End stages. Smoker.
Medications: Medication can contribute to it along with gerd. ...Read more
My friend has a respiratory problem in which She has sudden strokes (rarely though).She recovers from it easily but it scares me.Any help please?
Could be seizures: She should seek medical adviseGet a more detailed answer ›
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