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Do people use albuterol mist for sick babies with wheezing?

Do people use albuterol mist for sick babies with wheezing?

ALBUTROL MIST: Albuterol is a bronchdilater means it opens up the bronchi which go into spasm and cause the wheezing.It happens quite common in the babies with asthma and albutrerol inhalation is used to relieve the wheezing, but it does not do anything to the disease process which is inflammation in bronchi, so albuterol is used in combination with steroids.Other condition causing is wheezng is bronchiolitis. ...Read more

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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing = sibilant rhonchi = whistling sound ...Read more


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Can I use abuterol sulfat and infant Advil (ibuprofen) with my 8 months old? He is wheezing and his head is a little bit hot (forehead 101f for 2 days straight).

Can I use abuterol sulfat and infant Advil (ibuprofen) with my 8 months old? He is wheezing and his head is a little bit hot (forehead 101f for 2 days straight).

Yes: You can use both medications. It is advisable to treat the fever when it is more than 101, and to follow up with your physician. Keeping the baby well hydrated and using the albuterol for hacking cough and wheezing helps to relieve bronchospasm. At this age a spacer device or nebulizer is used to help deliver the medication to the lungs. If the fever or cough/wheezing persists, please see your M.D ...Read more

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What can I do to help my baby stop wheezing?

What can I do to help my baby stop wheezing?

Suction nose: Wheezing is a form of noisy breathing that medical experts usually associate with lower respiratory disease. Sometimes the term is casually used by parents and child observers to characterize loud or noisy breathing. If a baby does have noisy breathing first try suctioning the nose to see if there is improvement. If not, contact your pediatrician to describe and discuss your baby's symptoms. ...Read more

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How can you stop coughing and wheezing in the night?

How can you stop coughing and wheezing in the night?

Combination long act: This is most likely from asthma, and probably of the moderate persistent stage if it occurs nitely. Use a combination long acting bronchodilator/inhaled steroid jnhaler every 12 hrs, and this should relieve your symptoms. Singulair is a tablet which could be added on if symptoms are not controlled. Advair 250/50, symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) 160/4.5 or Dulera 200 are all very effective, and rinse your mouth with. ...Read more

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If a baby wheezes should I run the shower water?

If a baby wheezes should I run the shower water?

Be seen: Humidifying the air is always a good idea for an infant that is congested as it will help you to clear the secretions. But if the child is wheezing, they should be seen to determine if they need breathing treatments. ...Read more

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What should I take other than my inhalor to stop my wheezing?

Inhalers are best tr: Wheezing at your age could be due to asthma or copd, which is much more common if you have been a smoker. Combination inhalers with a long acting bronchodilator and a topical inhaled steroid are the most effective treatment for wheezing in asthma, especially if it is persistent asthma. Singulair (montelukast) is a tablet which is effective in controlling mild persistent asthma and as an add-on to a combinatio. ...Read more

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Why does my baby wheeze when taking a deep breath? Is that normal?

Why does my baby wheeze when taking a deep breath? Is that normal?

Mgt: It would be helpful to arrange a virtual appointment. If your child is ill with a cold, this can be associated with wheezing. If the sound is from the upper airway, stridor is another possibility. Having a recording of the sound for your PCP or HT appointment would be useful. ...Read more

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How to cure wheezing problems in a 9 yr old child?

How to cure wheezing problems in a 9 yr old child?

Eliminate the cause: Dr. Ferdows's answer is correct. But another road is to determine what triggers the attack, such as infections, allergies, excercise, cold air, irritants such as cigarrette smoke, and eliminate exposure to them. ...Read more

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What can I do to to stop wheezing and coughing after running?

What can I do to to stop wheezing and coughing after running?

Yes- See Your Dr.: Yes there is although it sounds like you might have asthma and may need an inhaler to use when you exercise. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I can't stop wheezing and coughing. Could I have developed asthma?

I can't stop wheezing and coughing. Could I have developed asthma?

Yes: Persistent wheezing may be a sign of asthma, which should not be ignored especially during pregnancy as it can deleterious effects both on the fetus and mom. ...Read more

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Wheezing all day and enormous mount of mucus non stop but not hen I sleep?

Wheezing all day and enormous mount of mucus non stop but not hen I sleep?

Wheezing /mucus: Wheezing is not the norm, therefore would seek medical attention. May need inhalers, steroids, nasal sprays (if the mucus is from the nose) and possibly antibiotics. Mucus from the nose, if present, may be causing post nasal drip which is exacerbating the wheezing. ...Read more

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2m baby with wheezing, is it ok to use salbutamol syrup or nubelizer for him

Yes: Salbutamol is a bronchodilator that is used to relieve spasm in the muscle of the airways. I do not like the syrup because I always find it is better to directly deliver the medication to the airways via the nebulizer. Of course, there are many 2 month olds who wheeze for other reasons bedside airway spasm. If there is no improvement with the meds, other diagnoses should be investigated by the doc. ...Read more

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How can I stop persistent productive cough and wheezing? I have been suffering since 8 days.

How can I stop persistent productive cough and wheezing? I have been suffering since 8 days.

Depends...: Smokers, Asthmatics.......have to be treated differently. Without those hx or occupational exposure to dust/fumes....you should take a course of antibiotic like Augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Guafenasin, Antihistamin...like Loratadine, Inhaler.....albuterol inhaler 2 puffs 3-4 times a day as needed. Change your tooth brush today. Drink some orange juice (Vit C), chicken noodle soup.......... will be better in 24hrs ...Read more

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When someone has audible wheezing from COPD is it always present? And can they make it stop?

When someone has audible wheezing from COPD is it always present? And can they make it stop?

No: Audible wheezing is not always present in everyone with COPD. This can be a sign of worsening and should use rescue inhalers or nebulizer (albuterol). If worsening despite using inhalers, need to see a physician for further treatment which may also include prednisone. ...Read more

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What can I do for wheezing and coughing and it doesn't stop when I use my nebulizer or my inhaler?

What can I do for wheezing and coughing and it doesn't stop when I use my nebulizer or my inhaler?

Get treated: It sounds like you have moderate asthma that would require inhaled steroids. Don't sit in this. Do see a physician, find out what stage asthma you're in, & get treated right away. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What to do if I just woke up at 12:33 wheezing and I have run out of inhalers. How can I stop my wheezing?

The inhaler.: If your inhalers controlled your asthma, one should not be surprised that the asthma problem returns after you have stopped using them. You need to get back on the inhaler and even then it may take weeks for you to get back to where you were before. Your doctor may well prescribe a short course of Prednisone to get you back on track. In the future, don't stop your inhalers unless instructed. ...Read more

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A case of child 5 years old with history of eating green bean with sudden cough& audible wheezes after that.

A case of child 5 years old with history of eating green bean with sudden cough& audible wheezes after that.

? Choking vs allergy: This sounds like the child might have choked the food and food went to wrong passage i.e. Respiratory (lungs), known as aspiration. Sometime, food cause allergy and develop similar symptoms. If persist, please see a doctor. ...Read more