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Recurring bronchitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User :   i think i may have reoccurring Bronchitis
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   what symptoms are you having?
Doctor :   please describe your symptoms in detail
User :   cough for 2 weeks dry and it takes my breath away
User :   it will go away for 2 or 3 weeks and come back
User :   now im getting mucus coming up
User :   sometimes i almost vomit
User :   my chest feels tight after each cough
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is teh color of sputum coming?
Doctor :   is fever associated?
User :   i vomit what looks like foam
User :   white
Doctor :   ok.
User :   not that i have notices
Doctor :   you would require the symptoms to be checked in detail
Doctor :   along with investigations like PFT and other tests to rule out any posible infections
User :   do i need to go to a doctor or will this coughing ever stop
Doctor :   are you on any medications?
User :   i have to sleep meds to get rest
User :   i been on nyquil cough
Doctor :   you would require an examination both including chest and abdomen examination
User :   i think im going to the ER tomorrow
Doctor :   to rule out infection and treat with antibiotics and other medications
Doctor :   to supress teh cough symptoms
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