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 me...my son is 9 yr old, winters bring doom for him...it all starts with heavy morning sneezings, then persistent dry coughing, more in...

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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...

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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...

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By ur baby's prescription, i conclude he is having Reactive Airway Disorder (wheezing). The vomiting sensation is itself because of basic cough...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Please help me...my son is 9 yr old, winters bring doom for him...it all starts with heavy morning sneezings, then persistent dry coughing, more in...

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