... To me, this sounds like good news, as the strept should clear up with antibiotics. It is the most common organism that causes bronchitis and pneumonia in adults. ... (6 replies)
... I am not mo imizing Asthma; it can be scary, but I would encourage you to look beyond the asthma, just to make sure. I, too, have a history of mild asthma, with no significant impairment. One day, like you, I began to have breathing problems. I was diagnosed with Bronchitis, but it did not improve. I was then diagnosed with pleurisy, but no treatment helped, and I continued to... (13 replies)
... I would for sure ask to be tested for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. It is associated with bronchiectasis and is a metabolic disorder often undiagnosed for years until lung and/or liver problems develop. Bronchiectasis can be caused by other things, like chronic bronchitis, or may be a hereditary predisposition. I hope you get to the bottom of it so it can be treated... (6 replies)
... 42 year old male smoker 1 pack per day for 20 years. Had an abdomen and pelvic CT scan and they found a 6mm non calcified nodule. This has be really scared that it could be cancer. No family history of cancer but I know that doesn't always matter. Doctor told me 90% of the time they are nothing to be concerned with. He said it could be from pneumonia I had four months ago and... (0 replies)
... I have been suffering from a chronic cough and throat clearing for over 2 years.It started out as a severe case of bronchitis--when one round of Levaquin didn't help, I was put on prednisone and another round of Levaquin. The infection and congestion went away but the cough/throat clearing did not. I have always felt that the violent, non-stop coughing damaged something in my... (0 replies)
... Hi there:
I've been using Symbicort for one month now for chronic bronchitis. It hasn't been working. Also I notice side effects such as shakiness, nervousness and increased heart rate.
So I wonder if there is a better or a different medicine-inhaler that I might try instead?
What do you do to cope with constant, daily coughing?
Thank you for any assistance.:wave: (2 replies)
... Or does bronchitis just suck? ... (1 replies)
... lungs and I was obviously having labored breathing. This is where it gets strange. The cough meds helped and the doc came back in after my xray saying it showed Bronchitis and that he wanted to put me on antibiotics. ... (0 replies)
... Flovent and other steroid inhalants will help with bronchitis. However, in my experience, one week is way too soon to expect to see any appreciable change. More like 2-4 weeks. Have you had testing to determine the allergen/s? (3 replies)
... Hello. I was recently diagnosed with Eosinophilic Bronchitis by the Mayo Clinic. ... (3 replies)
... Depnds on what kind you have. I had viral bronchitis last year and my doctor said 28 days. He was right. ... (5 replies)
... I'd see a pulmo and get a full assessment....but wait till you are over the bronchitis! (5 replies)
... i am 43 and have always been sick with bronchitis, worse as a child, but still in adulthood. I was given the ventolin inhaler after a bout of bronchitis and additional bronchospasms. It is a lifesaver especially when the tightness or shortness of breath comes on. ... (5 replies)
... Hi..wow, that's a long time to be dealing with the bronchitis. Have you been on meds for the bronchitis and are you on them for asthma? ... (1 replies)
... Also, for additional information, I have been fighting bronchitis off and on since this Summer. I seem to get rid of it and then a few weeks later its right back. Its extremely frustrating. ... (1 replies)
... I got the flu, passed that, then it become Bronchitis. I believe I am over that as well, but as I am a asthma patient I always sit with a bit of asthma and coughing afterwards for quite a while. I don't get fever etc anymore so I suppose the inflammation is gone.
What is the best cough medicine with a brongilator function to speed up my healing process? I suppose the medicine... (2 replies)
... Not being able to cough up mucus in the lungs won't make you die, but it could make you more prone to pneumonia, which can be serious in people your age with respiratory issues. I would be sure you have had a pneumonia vaccine to protect you. It will also lessen the frequency of bronchitis. There are ways to promote clearing the mucus, like thinning it with guaifenisin, a... (1 replies)
... The bronchitis is probably the cause of your O2 sat being lower. ... (1 replies)
... Hi my oxygen level is 92 is this bad, 6 months ago i had the flu now i have bronchitis will my oxygen go back to normal (1 replies)
I'm 41 year old male, no health problems, don't smoke, etc.
Since Thursday/Friday, I've been feeling really crummy...and all my symptoms point to acute bronchitis. I've had phlegm with coughing (phlegm colour: yellow), a bit of a rattle in my chest when breathing, slight shortness of breath, achyness, fatigue, headache, possibly mild fever. I'm not sneezing, no... (0 replies)