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Signs of asthma in imfant?

Signs of asthma in imfant?

Recurrent cough: Infants typically develop bronchiolitis which can be associated with asthma later in childhood. Recurrent cough or wheeze can be signs of asthma, especially with a family history or exposure to common triggers such as cold, tobacco, smoke, animal dander and other allergens. With infants some of the first signs involve feeding difficulties due to inability to coordinate breathing with sucking. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of asbestosis in the lungs?

What are the symptoms of asbestosis in the lungs?

Usually none: Most people with asbestos exposure have no symptoms. Asbestos can result in asbestosis of the lung which causes scarring of the lung resulting in decreased lung function, which often produces shortness of breath. It can also cause pleural effussions, lung cancer or mesothelioma. ...Read more

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Signs of aspiration pneumonia in toddlers?

Signs of aspiration pneumonia in toddlers?

Aspiration pneumonia: Most forms of pneumonia are caused by aspiration of microorganisms from above. The term you are using usually refers to the aspiration of periodontal flora causing an aerobic/anaerobic polymicrobial necrotizing pneumonia. These are generally slowly progressive, causing fever, chest pain, shortness of breath, malodorous sputum and breath, nasty taste in mouth, etc. Very very rare in toddlers. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of black mold in your system?

What are the symptoms of black mold in your system?

Black mold: Usually black mold symptoms are that of allergy to molds. Black mold is more uncommon and the spores are large so it is not prominant as a allergen. The neurotoxic aspects to tricothecenes are controversial and not generally accepted at this time. Some black molds do not produce tricothecens so it depencds on the type, density, duration and individual susceptibility. ...Read more

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What are the different signs of bronchitis and pneumonia in toddlers?

What are the different signs of bronchitis and pneumonia in toddlers?

Bronchitis is viral: Bacterial bronchitis really nonexistent in kids. Bronchitis is just a way of saying chest cold. Same virus that causes a cold, but it involves upper airway between lungs & vocal cords. Treated the same way: rest & patience. Pneumonia is also usually viral in kids, but can also be bacterial. Warning signs: prolonged high fever, labored breathing, marked inactivity. Type of cough is unimportant. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Itching perhaps: Interesting question! in my 23 yrs as a doctor I have never seen or heard of worms in the ear! best to see your physician. If there are worms in there, it would be fairly easy to irrigate them out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lung disease in infants?

What are the symptoms of lung disease in infants?

Depends: The symptoms usually are rapid breathing, retraction of the skin between ribs, under ribs, and above the collar bones. The infant may also have some nasal flaring. In addition, the child maybe more fussy than usual, more tired than usual, and not able to eat as well. ...Read more

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Effects of paint getting in the nose, eyes, lungs?

Effects of paint getting in the nose, eyes, lungs?

Irritation: The paint or paint fumes can cause a chemical irritation to the mucus membranes in these structures. You should see your medical doctor and eye doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Are polyps in lungs a sign of cancer ?

Are polyps in lungs a sign of cancer
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Unusual: There usually are not true polyps in the lung but rather nodules which are round soft tissue masses that can be both benign and malignant. The size, character, and growth of nodules help doctors determine which ones need to be biopsies or removed. ...Read more

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What toxins are in the air in large growing areas like central valley of ca?

What toxins are in the air in large growing areas like central valley of ca?

Most toxins...: ...Are indoor, and most of those come from new plastic items. "new car smell" is actually mildly toxic. ...Read more

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What can cause Air Trapping in the absence of COPD/Asthma?

What can cause Air Trapping in the absence of COPD/Asthma?

Obstructed airways: I think context would be helpful in order to answer this question satisfactorily. Air trapping is a symptom or sign of obstructed airways where the air has an easier time getting in than out. Conditions like COPD, Emphysema and Asthma are the usual causes and can be seen on xray as flattening of the diaphragm and on spirometry as a increased Functional Residual Capacity. Other causes are rare. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lung disease in nonsmoker?

What are the symptoms of lung disease in nonsmoker?

Depends: Lung cancer may occur in smokers or non-smokers. The symptoms are dependent on the location and extent of the cancer. It may be found when asymptomatic (no symptoms) or when very advanced an many symptoms, such as pain, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), seizure (brain mets), shortness of breath, etc. ...Read more

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Is coughing during the test of X-ray can cause hyperaeration of lungs as what stated in conclusion?

Is coughing during the test of X-ray can cause hyperaeration of lungs as what stated in conclusion?

No: Coughing causes movement and blurriness of xr or called movement artifacts. If the ribs and organs are clearly delineated, it would then be a good xr and the findings as noted would be accurate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bronchitis in smokers?

What are the symptoms of bronchitis in smokers?

Acute or chronic?: The symptoms of acute bronchitis in smokers include cough, discolored sputum, fever, chills, cold symptoms, possibly shortness of breath and wheezing, etc. The symptoms of chronic bronchitis, a form of COPD caused usually by smoking, include cough with sputum production, shortness of breath, decreased oxygen level in the blood, etc. Chronic bronchitis is not caused by infection. ...Read more

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Asthma attack during a run in the middle of the woods. Sx: shortness of breath, wheezing (in/out), coughing. Stop or run out of woods? No inhaler.

Asthma attack during a run in the middle of the woods. Sx: shortness of breath, wheezing (in/out), coughing. Stop or run out of woods? No inhaler.

Stop and walk out&: Stop and walk out of the woods, and go directly to where your inhalers and/or nebuliser are.If you can not get to it, go to the nearest emergency department. You need a bronchodilator and inhaled or oral steroids. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symtoms of TB in children?

What are the signs and symtoms of TB in children?

TB in kid: Cough, fever, lymph node enlargement and failure to thrive (grow poorly) would be some of the more common symptoms. ...Read more

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Can lung cysts start at the bottom of the lungs in lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

Can lung cysts start at the bottom of the lungs in lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

Check out these : Links. Take care! http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/lymphangioleiomyomatosis. http://www.bhdsyndrome.org/for-families/symptoms/lung-symptoms/lung-cysts/ http://www.Thelamfoundation.Org/what-is- lam. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/copd/. ...Read more