Inflammation of the airways from the trachea, affecting this,
It affects both sexes without predilection age.
It can be cured in 1 week with treatment.
The cases complications are usually heal within 2 weeks with medication.
(various types of
due to repeated episodes of acute
Diagnosis and Treatment.
History and physical examination by
Blood tests to detect
and other crops mucus and blood to identify the causative agent.
Chest X - rays (only if there are complications)
If you are
smoker, do not smoke during the illness.
The snuff slows healing and promotes complications.
Raise the humidity of air.
shower with hot water frequently.
vaporizer of fresh water beside the bed.
With mild discomfort, you can use:
Acetyl salicylic acid or paracetamol to reduce fever.
Non - prescription medicines against cough, only when it is not productive cough (without sputum)
Completely stop the cough can be dangerous; stagnate excess mucus and irritants in the bronchial ducts, which could cause
reduction in the exchange of oxygen into the lungs.
Antibiotics to fight
Expectorants to lighten the mucus and you can easily remove by coughing.
Save your bed until you get the fever.
Then come back to your
No special diet.
Drink at least 8 to 10
day to create the mucous secretions and be able to eliminate the cough in comfort.
The following occurs during the illness:
High fever and chills.
Thick sputum or blood.
Shortness of breath even at rest.
caused by one of many
Most cases of acute
catarrhal virus in the nose and throat that extends to the airways.
Often there is
You can also occur when you breathe air containing irritants such as chemical fumes (ammonia) acid fumes, dust or smoke.
Signs and symptoms.
Cough that, in principle, does not produce mucus. below it)
Something of fever (usually no more than 37. 5 degrees)
Slight pain in the chest or burning sensation of pressure in the sternum.
Wheeze (whistles) or
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Weather cold and wet.
Recent illness that
reduced the resistance.
with people who have acute
Avoid exposure to HMOs or irritating or toxic fumes.