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Bronchitis in Small Children

Bronchitis in Small Children

Bronchitis is an infection or inflammation of the large air passages to the lungs. There are some conditions related to respiratory system that make parents confused with this condition such as cough, cold, asthma, bronchitis. This article will introduce you … Read more

Bronchitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Bronchitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Bronchitis is a common disease in life. This leaflet gives some tips for recognition and treatment as well as prevention to look out for which may indicate a more serious illness. Definition Bronchitis is inflammation of the main air passages … Read more

Bronchitis : Treatment

Treatment You DO NOT need antibiotics for acute bronchitis caused by a virus. The infection will generally go away on its own within 1 week. Take the following steps for some relief: Do not smoke Drink plenty of fluids Rest … Read more

Bronchitis : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs The symptoms of either type of bronchitis may include: Chest discomfort Cough that produces mucus; if it’s yellow-green, you are more likely to have a bacterial infection Fatigue Fever — usually low Shortness of breath worsened by … Read more

Bronchitis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Bronchitis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Inflammation – bronchi, Acute bronchitis Definition Bronchitis is inflammation of the main air passages to the lungs. Bronchitis may be short-lived (acute) or chronic, meaning that it lasts a long time and often recurs. See also: Chronic … Read more

What are causes of chronic cough?

What are causes of chronic cough?

Chronic cough — one lasting eight weeks or longer — is more than just an annoyance. In addition to being physically draining, a chronic cough can alienate your family and co-workers, ruin your sleep, and leave you feeling angry and … Read more

Asthma Cough Symptoms

Asthma Cough Symptoms

Asthma – a condition where overly sensitive airways swell, tighten, and produce excess mucus—tends to run in families. Asthma is inflammation of the tubes of the lungs which causes them to be obstructed, and therefore air passes though them less … Read more

Acetylcysteine

Acetylcysteine

What is Acetylcysteine? Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic (myoo-koe-LIT-ik) drug that breaks down mucus, the substance that lubricates many parts of the body such as the mouth, throat, and lungs. Acetylcysteine is used to thin the mucus in people with certain … Read more