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I think I may have bronchospasm how can it be diagnosed and what is treatment? Is it permanent?

I think I may have bronchospasm how can it be diagnosed and what is treatment? Is it permanent?

See Your Doctor: 17 yrs old, "bronchospasm" is a term for reactive airways triggered by respiratory infections, allergies, exercise. The airways constrict, resulting symptoms are cough, wheezing, shortness of breath. Repeated attacks lead to the diagnosis of Asthma & can be life-threatnening. Diagnosis can be challenging however treatment is effective & preventive. See Doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchospasm (Definition)

Bronchospasm is a tightening of the small airways of the lung, which may cause wheezing and difficulty breathing. It can be seen in ...Read more


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My 8 years son have:cf(f508d), diabetes mellitus typ1 , mb. Coeliacus and bronchopulm. Aspergilosis. Therapy? Please, I am doctor internist.

My 8 years  son have:cf(f508d), diabetes mellitus typ1 , mb. Coeliacus and bronchopulm. Aspergilosis. Therapy? Please, I am  doctor internist.

Treatment regimen: Sputum for cultures. Pulmonary function testing are monitored, a high calorie/high protein diet, chest physiotherapy, inhaled antibiotics, Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) are some of the typical treatments. For his aspergillus, it depends on whether he has abpa/ in this case steroids are usually rxd. Prmg pedsresp fax858 259 9689 can review his records/?S. Your doctor and the cff.Org will have further information. ...Read more

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What some of the symptoms of bronchospasm?

What some of the symptoms of bronchospasm?

Bronchospasm: Bronchospasm is a physiological response to various airway irritants, dust, cigarettes smoking, viruses etc. Diseases like bronchial asthma and congestive heart failure, fluid in the lungs can cause bronchospasm. The symptoms are shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, cough etc. ...Read more

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Can i go running if i suffer from bronchospasms?

Yes....: You may need to use your bronchodilator inhaler prior to running if you notice symptoms while running. You should also have your inhaler available to use after you stop running as some people experience bronchospasm once they stop exercising. If symptoms worsen, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will bronchospasm come up on an xray?

Will bronchospasm come up on an xray?

Secondary sign: Bronchospasm will not be directly visualized.. Air trapping which can be secondary to bronchospasm in patients particularly with asthma. This shows on radiography as focal area of hyperaeration or increased blackness to portion of lung. ...Read more

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Is bronchospasm major problem in asthma?

Is bronchospasm major problem in asthma?

Partially: Bronchospasm is the most important symptom in asthma - it causes the shortness of breath and all of the discomfort, etc associated with asthma. But the main problem is the underlying inflammation that leads to bronchoconstriction when exposed to allergens, odors and other irritants. The best long-term management of asthma is to treat the underlying inflammation. ...Read more

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Any difference between asthma and bronchospasm?

Yes...: Asthma is a disease characterized by recurrent bronchospasm. But, there are many other etiologies of bronchospasm including copd, foreign body, etc. Asthma is the disease and bronchospasm is a sign of this disease and many others. ...Read more

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