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What are common respiratory problems?

What are common 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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


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I have respiratory problems help, what to do?

I have respiratory problems help, what to do?

Please explain more: respiratory problem of what kind?, cough chest pain or shortness of breath Etc?ou should see a Dr and get chest xray or PFT done at least. ...Read more

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How can I get any relief from my respiratory problems quickly?

How can I get any relief from my respiratory problems quickly?

Depends on problem: Unclear what issue you may be having. Would see physician on base. Unclear if having a cold, asthma, pneumonia, fungal infection, etc. Sorry. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why do premature infants have respiratory problems?

Why do premature infants have respiratory problems?

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

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Should i be concerned if my baby is 9 days old and has respiratory problems since birth.?

Should i be concerned if my baby is 9 days old and has respiratory problems since birth.?

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

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What were common remedies you grew up with to take care of cold, flu, and respiratory problems?

What were common remedies you grew up with to take care of cold, flu, and respiratory problems?

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

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Why do stroke survivors experience respiratory problems?

Why do stroke survivors experience respiratory problems?

Related to swallow: Sometimes people who have had a stroke suffer from impaired swallowing. The can increase the risk for choking, and it can be associated with pneumonia. People who have had a stroke are carefully evaluated for their swallowing function. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more