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What Causes This Forceful Cough When Having Bronchitis
Inflammation: Lungs evolved to protect us by keeping foreign bodies out. Cough is one of the most effective defense mechanisms but it can be a very troubling symptom of any inflammatory insult (such as a bronchitis, usually caused by a virus). Sometimes the cough persists long after the bug is gone. You should have a cxr if you have persistent cough, and some inhalers can reduce (not eliminate) the cough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (the larger and medium-sized airways that carry airflow from the trachea into the more distal parts of the lung parenchyma). It may be infectious and require antibiotics, or steroid like meds to help treat it. (it can be acute ...Read more
I've had a cough for two months and was told it was chronic bronchitis. What's the best medicine for bronchitis cause i've been put on different medication and nothing is working?
COPD...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, usually the result of smoking. If you are smoking, it is imperative that you quit and your doctor can help with this. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are the mainstay of therapy and other medications can be prescribed, depending on your symptoms. See your doctor for treatment. Antibiotics are only needed if you have signs/symptoms of acute infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had risk for HIV 3 months ago. 2 months ago I started to cough. I've been diagnosed recently with Bronchitis. Can HIV cause Bronchitis?
Sharp stabbing chest pain when i cough after having bronchitis- what causes this? it feels like a knife
Inflammation: The tissues lining the bronchi (tubes leading from the trachea into the lung in smaller and smaller radicals) are grossly inflamed by the infection, or if caused by toxic materials by them, and pain is one of the cardinal signs of inflammation. When you cough you place pressure on inflamed tissues and therefore ......................... OK? ...Read more
Wat cud cause constant infects?: had cold then bronchitis now strep n sinusitis. Cough for 2 months. Wat cud be wrong?
Constant infections: You may have a chronic condition e.g. Allergies that make you more suseptible to infections like sinusitis and bronchitis. You may have asthma. See an allergist. Take 5000 iu vitamin d3 daily until your blood test is optimal about 60-70. For secondary infection may need antibiotic. ...Read more
C/o sob. Can't get full breath in everytime. Had bronchitis 2 wk ago no cough, just achy and sob. Could back injury that mildly tingles on & off cause?
Probably yes. U need: To be checked out by the pcp, as this could be anything from a minor thing associated with your bronchitis, to a more serious problem like a clot in the lungs. Without any other hx, examination or test results, it will be difficult to have a meaningful answer for you; except check with your pcp. ...Read more
Can Ipratropium Bromide cause a bronchitis like cough? Whenever I use my nebulizer I cough so hard and it will last for minutes.
TrySteamFromTeapot: Yes. Kind of like the first time you smoke, or if you take a hot toke. There's the medicine in there but also the propellants.They can irritate. So you have to decide if the benefits of using that medication outweigh the short-term discomfort. Also try to breathe in faster and deeper, then hold it for 10 seconds. That sometimes works.Gets past the upper cough reflex structures quickly. ...Read more
Female, age 70, has the third severe bronchitis like symptom in a year, each lasting more than 3 weeks. Albuterol inhaler causes more cough. Cause?
Could prescribed meds w steroids for persistent cough from bronchitis and walking pneumonia cause dysfunction of parathyroid or hyperparathyroidism?
Hyperparathyroidism: Primary hyperparathyroidism results from overproduction of parathormone. There is oversecretion of PTH due to adenoma, hyperplasia or, rarely, carcinoma of the parathyroid glands. Secondary disease is seldom if ever due to corticosteroids. The answer is basically no. ...Read more
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