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Allergic Bronchitis

Allergen-induced inflammation of the bronchi is termed allergic bronchitis. It may be caused by allergens like pollution, tobacco smoke, and pollen dust or allergic substances of the person itself. It is manifested by fatigue, tightness of the chest, wheezing, and cough with mucus. It can lead to pneumonia, which eventually may lead to septicmia. Bronchodilators, steroids, mucolytics, oxygen therapy, and pulmonary rehabilitation help in treating it.

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What can be done to heal the prolonged throat infection associated with the breathing difficulty I have?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42 year old male. I had a seizure episode about 15 years ago and skin tuberculosis, for which I was hospitalized and treated. I was not on any kind of medications until a year later. But during that period, I was unable to concentrate on my sales job. I could not speak fluently ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rathee Rahul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, I can understand your concern. Here are the facts and the solution for your queries: Firstly, you seem to be taking too many medicines since too long, which is not a good thing because every medicine has its side effects. You are suffering from allergic bronchi...  Read Full »

I have flu from a couple of weeks. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 64 year old male, and I weight 80 kg, and my height is 1.62 m. I have this terrible flu from the last couple of weeks. I had three courses of antibiotic Clarithromycin for three days only, and I think that is the reason that the virus became stronger. I was also given two pills of ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, you do not have any virus. The virus does not survive in the body for more than five days. The second thing is, viruses are not killed by any antibiotics. You are actually suffering from acute allergic bronchitis, and this requires patience and symptomatic ...  Read Full »

Why does my mother have a persistent cough and sore throat?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 56 years old. For last one month or so she is suffering from a sore throat and dry cough. Cough is severe. Throat problem improves and detoriates periodically. She has a history of an asthmatic problem. We have consulted doctors and she has taken three courses of antibioti...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have evaluated the history and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems she is suffering from chronic allergic bronchitis. Now, her chest X-ray is non-specific. My recommendations would be first of all to get a CECT (Contrast Enhanced CT Scan...  Read Full »

Do Mucoram pill and Rhinocort spray interact with each other?

Query: Hi doctor, I took a Mucoram pill along with Rhinocort spray. Then, I had hyperventilating difficulty. I could not swallow and I cannot balance myself and felt more tired and weak. I feel that my brain became numb for a month. After a month, I am good now. But, still I feel some pressure and continuo...  Read Full »

Dr. Shafi Ullah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your question and I understand your concern. Mucoram (Ambroxol Hydrochloride) is a mucolytic and Rhinocort is a corticosteroid Budesonide. Together their use with no prior history of some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease like asthma makes it likely either a...  Read Full »

Is Stanlip not recommended in allergic bronchitis patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I was taking the tablet Stanlip 145 mg (to lower high triglycerides) along with my medication for ulcerative colitis. I am also taking the tablet Amlodac AT for the past nine years. I was admitted to a chest hospital due to breathing problems one and a half months back and I was diagno...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Well, I feel sorry to hear about your recent admission to the hospital with an episode of bronchitis. I suggest you keep the tablet Stanlip (Fenofibrate) on hold. Because there are many other good brands available that can help contr...  Read Full »

I smoked hookah and had continuous coughing, sneezing, cold, runny nose, and fever. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I smoked hookah for the first time, and my throat started hurting the next day badly. Yesterday the throat pain stopped, but I have been continuously coughing and sneezing. The coughing hurts very badly. It burns. I have been a regular smoker for the past four years. I also got a sev...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. By your history and description possibility of acute allergic bronchitis is more likely. I suggest, 1. Allegra M (Montelukast and Fexofenadine), morning and night (after food). 2. AB-Flo-N (Acebrophylline and Acetylcysteine) tablet, morning...  Read Full »

I am experiencing throat pain and chronic allergic symptoms. How can i overcome them?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a twenty-eight-year-old male who works as a pipe welder and is an occasional smoker. Six months ago, I relocated to a new city. I have been suffering from severe throat congestion, as well as fatigue, sore throat, and sneezing. Recently, I went to the emergency room twice and was...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Given your history, it appears that you have an upper respiratory infection in addition to chronic bronchitis.I recommend that you begin using Betadine mouth gargles four times per day. As far as the medications are considered, in addition to ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for chronic cough with sticky mucus?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cough that lasts for more than a month now. This usually occurs during night time while lying and sometimes at dawn. At first, it was a dry cough then it turns into a wet cough. I do not spit yellow or green phlegm it is all sticky white mucus. I do not have any history of ast...  Read Full »

Dr. Gadge Gauri Narendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand how troublesome it is if it is disturbing your sleep. These cough episodes you are having are mostly due to hyperactive airways. I would advise you certain investigations mentioned below. Also, I would like to know, if you get a cough after exposure t...  Read Full »

Why am I unable to sleep and breathe easily after taking medicine for wheezing?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having wheezing for the past two weeks. I had visited a doctor regarding this, he told it is because of allergy so he told me to take a Control tablet and cough syrup. But when I stop taking that tablet, I am not able to sleep at night because of blocking and it is very difficult ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query in detail and understand your concern. You seem to be suffering from allergic Bronchitis. This is also a type of allergic response. I would advise in such a scenario: 1. Hemogram with ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate). 2. Chest x-ray. Your do...  Read Full »

I have constant cough with chest pain, and on medication for ulcerative colitis. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have five weeks of cough, with mild yellow phlegm, malaised, chest pain, type one diabetic, and on Azathioprine for ulcerative colitis. Get exposure to Tb daily. Also finished rotation in peads. Tb test is negative, wcc and crp normal, mild hypoxia on blood gas, macrocytosis, and mil...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If your investigations are regular, why are we suspecting any infection? I would consider this allergic bronchitis. I would recommend you to go for anti-allergic like a combination of Levocetirizine and Montelukast once a day for two weeks. You may add up any bronchod...  Read Full »

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