... last 5 years a pack a day. I've always had problems with lingering bronchitis, even as a child. Had a really bad bout of bronchitis about 2 years ago. It lasted about 4 months. Soon after recovering I noticed that I was coughing up brown specks in my phlegm. I quit smoking 1 year ago. ... (0 replies)
... You sound like me just worse. I also was diagnosed with having bronchitis and my doctor gave me steriods to help with the swelling. I have asthma on top of this so I am used to the barking cough. ... (2 replies)
... I have had bronchitis for 2 weeks accompanied with a terrible deep cough (sounds like a dog). Although the doctor thinks its viral, he still put me on Z pack. I have 1 pill left to take for tomorrow. There has been no improvement in my condition. Cannot sleep at night. It's a horrible experience. I am starting to ache all over from the
strain of coughing.
Help, looking for... (2 replies)
... I had either bronchitis or a very bad cold/cough early in February. I got on medication pretty fast and it went away. Then the beginning of March I got a little scratchy throat, but nothing major. However in the past that has sometimes turned into a cold, so I aggressively took the vitamin C and that went away, but left me with phlegm in my chest and throat that I have to... (5 replies)
... This is the first time I have had bronchitis. I went to the doctor and put me on antibiotics a couple of weeks ago which stopped the colored phlegm.
I now only have clear phlegm, cough and a little bit of rattling/wheezing/raspy breath sounds.
Anyone else have any insight into this? (5 replies)
... I had a bad case of asthmatic bronchitis earlier this year, and I get bronchitis repeatedly. It can last for a while. Go to the doctor if you haven't. ... (5 replies)
... I am very sympathetic to your situation. I agree with Eliz-Beth about the cough meds. If nothing else, get something OTC.
I would also suggest that you take guaifenesin also, such as Mucinex. Although I would buy a store brand, as Mucinex is expensive. I was at my doc this week, and he said the dosage in OTC is usually two low. I had a script for it years ago, and my... (2 replies)
... Could this be just a lingering effect from my very bad case of bronchitis, or could it be something else? ... (3 replies)
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... I am with you...as I tell people who say you don't sound good, I feel fine other than the annoying cough and the need to blow my nose. Next year, I get the flu shot just to prevent this again plus I think I will wear gloves around my toddlers the whole winter :) (5 replies)
... I don't know if it's insight, but I'm going through the exact same thing. My lungs are clear (according to doctors), but I sure don't feel like it. I keep getting told to be patient and that it will pass with some more time. I'm generally an impatient person, and going into the 4th week is very frustrating. (5 replies)
... Well after three weeks of this stuff, I am annoyed as I feel fine other than a sporadic cough with clear phlegm and a raspy sound when breathing (primarily on exhaling).
Do other people have similar symptoms to what I have above? Have other people had symptoms this long and are now over it? Just trying to get some peace of mind that the cough and raspy breathing might be... (5 replies)
... in clinic. Doctor diagnoses bronchitis and puts me on Biaxin for a week. ... (4 replies)
... I'm just...stuck. Part of me wants to believe it's just a bad bout of bronchitis and it'll go away after about three days on my meds. ... (4 replies)
... rays and said I had bronchitis and pleurisy and gave me five days of strong antiobiotics and sent me on my way. ... (6 replies)
... have been plagued with them since my childhood. I have always had sinus problems and when I was in my early 30's developed a severe case of bronchitis. I had a lingering cough that took forever to go away. Every winter after that I developed bronchitis really easily, usually had it about twice a year. ... (4 replies)
... I've had repeated episodes of bronchitis that turned into pneumonia in both my lungs. I, too, coughed and coughed after the pneumonia was gone. ... (3 replies)
... I get bronchitis fairly often, and I have had pneumonia in both of my lungs several times. ... (2 replies)