Reactive airway disease

What is Reactive airway disease?

Reactive airway disease is a group of conditions that include reversible airway narrowing due to an external stimulation. These conditions generally result in wheezing.

Conditions within this group include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, viral upper respiratory infections, among others.

The term sometimes is misused as a synonym for asthma. Current medical use of the term reactive airway disease is used in pediatrics to describe an asthma-like syndrome in infants, that may later be confirmed to be asthmatics when they become old enough to participate in diagnostic tests such as the bronchial challenge test.

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Please help son is 9 yr old, winters bring doom for all starts with heavy morning sneezings, then persistent dry coughing, more in morning and evening., and then snoring at nights, smtimes it is scaring when his breathing seems to be stopped at night, then again he starts long and forceful bursts of coughings.
as you have stated above all of the symptoms are appearing at morning and evening times more, this condition is known as Hyper reactive Airway Disorder which is more common in children less than 13 yrs of age,in this condition patient may develop dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), better you...
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my one and half month old baby has severe cold and occasional cough.he has also got body temperature 99.1F. he is taking Levolin syrup 1mg thrice daily and Cepodem 50 twice daily.he is also taking Nasivion S for nasal and then he is trying to vomit something but he cant.suggest a remedy how to cope with this.even he is not eating well.we are very worried.
By ur baby's prescription, i conclude he is having Reactive Airway Disorder (wheezing). The vomiting sensation is itself because of basic cough problem or distaste of medicine.If vomiting sensation, i.e nausea persisi, consult dr and give vomiting relief medication
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I had a nuclear stress test today, and almost didn't make target heart.rate.due to.shortness of breath. After the treadmill portion, and the radioactive injection they led me to a room to wait an hour...and I had rea lly bad.coughing spells. I was diagnosed with reactive airway disease in my 20s, no pulmonary function tests done just given 46..I was still out of breath 15 minutes later. Is coughing after.a nuclear stress.test.normal?.
it is possible that you had an allergic reaction during the test. either way, I would recommend you see your primary care doctor who can schedule lung function tests which will help diagnose the underlying condition. of course cough can also be due to a myriad other things and so a visit to your...
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