What is Bronchoconstriction?

Bronchoconstriction is the constriction of the airways in the lungs due to the tightening of surrounding smooth muscle, with consequent coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.

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For those with COPD, asthma or other breathing conditions, what are some fast-acting H1 blockers one can take when having an allergic reaction but...

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Yes, you can loratidine or levocetrizine or fexofenadine.

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My 7 year old son presents with shortness of breath, suprasternal retractions when taking deep breaths- he complains of not being able to get...

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The symptoms that you describe warrant that you consult a doctor. With a respiratory rate of 30-40/min. the heart...

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my father is 62 yrs old. He s been complaining of cough for the past 4-5 months. he s taken two to three types of antibiotics but of no use. he...

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Hi Lokesh,
Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that your father is having cough due to bronchoconstriction i.e....

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