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Reasons Brochitis Cough Will Not Heal
Do you think my bronchitis is the reason my lymph nodes under my chin near the salivatory gland to swell ?
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Diagnose first....: Before any cough can be treated, the cause of the cough must be diagnosed. Common causes of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm from any etiology, post-nasal drip, gerd, etc. All of these causes have entirely different treatments and a cough can be due to more than one condition. Therefore, see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and then treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor...: Possible etiologies of your cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. See your doctor so the diagnosis can be made and treatment given. Treatment depends on the diagnosis of the cough! if you are short of breath with this cough, go to the er! ...Read more
Nocturnal asthma?: Respiratory symptoms are more pronounced at night due to the parasympathetic nervous system being active. Consider evaluate for nocturnal asthma and stepwise asthma treatment. Environment optimization change pillow cases 2/week, bedsheets 1/week, remove dust/rugs from bedroom, increase air circulation, fix a/c filters. Ask pediatrician to evaluate these important symptoms. ...Read more
I am getting cough if i go to out side the room what is the reason for it and how can i over come from this problem?
Asthma vs. pollution: Hi! Cough with a specific activity is often related to environmental exposure (like pollution, tobacco smoke, nearby animals, other people's cooking), or even caused by a change in temperature of the air inside vs. outside. Sometimes it is a sign of asthma (even without a prior diagnosis). A primary care doctor can order some tests & help arrange evaluation by a pulmonologist (lung specialist). ...Read more
My friend has got t.B 1yr back. Nw she is okay after completing her full course of medicine. Bt she still have cough problem.What is the reason for it?
There are many...: ....Many reasons for cough, including colds, flu, asthma, and many others. However, the number one concern is that the TB isn't really gone. She needs to be evaluated by her doctor to make sure she doesn't have active tuberculosis. Then, after that, other reasons for cough can be explored and other treatments tried. ...Read more
Variable: Most often, loss of vaginal tone is related to loss of pelvic support. Many times, these are related to pregnancy & childbirth, especially vaginal delivery. Other symptoms may include involuntary loss of urine, bulging of tissue at the vaginal opening, and loss of sexual sensations. See a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more