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Posted on Sat, 1 Jul 2017 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: I have a cold and when breath out it sounds wheezy and crackly

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Answered by Dr. Jnikolla 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You should be treated as follows

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking in HCM

I can understand your concern

According to the history this situation needs treatment.

It seems like a viral condition and probably with bacterial super infection.

For the antibiotic you should do a blood test :
CRP

If it is positive you should take Azythromicini once orally three days.

If not you don't need antibiotic treatment.

The other treatment despite above should be aerosols/nebulizer with bronchodilatators with steroids like Albuterol with Budesonide combined twice for up to a week.

It would be better to do a Spirometry test to detect if there is an obstruction of the airways .

Please discuss with your doctor for the above
Take care and feel free to ask me again

Dr.Jolanda
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