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|Let Me Simply Explain Something About Bronchitis You Dont Know by liltee123(m): 9:53am On Dec 22, 2017|
Bronchitis is a condition of the respiratory system. it occurs mostly during cold weather both in old people and children. Bronchitis may be acute or chronic, but chronic Bronchitis is usually observed in male. Now let us defined Bronchitis, enough of the story.
Bronchitis can be simply be defined as the inflammation of the mucus membrane of the bronchial tubes.
What are the CAUSES of Bronchitis
It is mainly caused by bacteria e.g Streptococci, Haemophilus influenzae, Pneumococci
Exposure or Inhalation of irritants like smoke, dust, cigarettes smoke
It can be a complication of measles, whooping cough,
and other respiratory tracts infections
It can be due to hereditary
It can be due to exposure to wet, cold and damp air.
Exposure to wet, cold and damp air
Signs and symptoms of Bronchitis
Difficulty in breathing also known as Dyspnoe
Initially there will be dry cough which will later become loose
Tightness or soreness in the chest
Pyrexia also known as fever
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What are the Diagnosis
Sputum test in order to know the bacteria involved or what causes it.
How can Bronchitis be prevented
By encouraging the person involved against smoking
The Individual should avoid irritants like smoke, dust, cigarettes smoke etc.
By treating respiratory tracts infections such as tuberculosis adequately
Drugs that can be used.
Well it is better to go to the nearest well facilitated medical health center to receive treatment but I will mention some likely drugs that can be used.
Broncho-dilators such as ventolin can be used
Antibiotics such as Ampicillin or Ampiclox may be given depending on the bacteria involved.
Analgesics such as Panadol may be used
Expectorant such as Benylin may be used
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