ACUTE BRONCHITIS & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "Acute Bronchitis"?
Acute Bronchitis is a medical condition that is characterized by the inflammation of the large bronchi tubes in the lungs.
Symptoms & Signs
Symptoms includes coughing with sputum, shortness of breathing or dyspnea, wheezing, chest pains, fatigue & malaise.
Treatment: How to Treat "Acute Bronchitis"?
Treatment includes administration of antibiotics, anti histamines & cough syrup including cessation of the cause like smoking cigarettes & tobaccos.
It is said to be caused by viruses such as the respiratory syncytial virus, rhinovirus, influenza & may be a result of smoking & fumes.
Diagnosis is made through physical examination, chest X-ray, examination of the sputum & blood tests.