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Doctor insights on: Reasons Brochitis Cough Will Not Heal

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

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


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What can be the reason of having regular cough . What can be done to stop new cough ?

What can be the reason of having regular cough . What can be done to stop new cough ?

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 more

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How come I constantly cough for no reason, im not sick and I have been coughing every 2 sec?

How come I constantly cough for no reason, im not sick and I have been coughing every 2 sec?

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

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My child is having lots of cough at night but normal in daytime. What is the reason for this?

My child is having lots of cough at night but normal in daytime.  What is the reason for this?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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For what reason does my tampon fall out when i cough or exercise?

For what reason does my tampon fall out when i cough or exercise?

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

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I often get phlame and cough what could be the reason and what is the remedy?

I often get phlame and cough what could be the reason and what is the remedy?

Chronic bronchitis?: Your symptoms may be due to chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. It is diagnosed by clinical symptoms and pulmonary function tests. Treatment includes bronchodilator and steroid inhalers as well as smoking cessation. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have cough problem during all season what are the reason for such and what can be solution?

I have cough problem during all season what are the reason for such and what can be solution?

See your DR and: Get checked for post nasal drip, acid reflux, asthma, bronchitis, medication side effect, possible exposure to smoke and other pollutants etc. Consider having a chest xray to rule out a lung condition. Take care! ...Read more

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My son always cough after each meals, what is the reason for this coughing. Any medication which can ease this problem . ?

My son always cough after each meals, what is the reason for this coughing. Any medication which can ease this problem .
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For a specific : Answer, he needs to see his pediatrician. If it's from gastroesophageal reflux, there is medication management. If from something else, those medications might not help. As with any medical or behavioral symptoms, diagnosis drives treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more