How to diagnosis chronic bronchitis from sputum?

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Is Massage indicated for bronchitis?

It depends on the type of bronchitis. If it is acute bronchitis then it is contraindicated. If it is chronic, and considered a COPD, then it is indicated in helping relieve sore chest muscles and also improving lung function by encouraging sputum.

What are he sytmptoms of chronic bronchitis?

The main symptoms of chronic bronchitis include: Dyspnea (shortness of breath), Wheezing, Coughing and sputum production. Other symptoms can include: muscle aches, nasal congestion, fatigue, a sore throat and headaches.

What does yellow sputum mean?

Yellow sputum can be a indication of respiratory ailments like Asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis and the common cold.

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Where can I find more information on chronic bronchitis ?

Web MD is a great tool to look for information on chronic bronchitis. I would start at this website and look for symptoms and treatment of chronic bronchitis.

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What is the medical term meaning Chronic inflammation of the membrane lining the airways leading to excessive mucus production?

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What is chronic bronchitis?

Defined clinically as a daily cough with production of sputum for 3 months, two years in a row. In chronic bronchitis, there is inflammation and swelling of the lining of the airways that lead to narrowing and obstruction of the airways. The inflammation stimulates production of mucous (sputum), which can cause further obstruction of the airways. Obstruction of the airways, especially with mucus, increases the likelihood of bacterial lung infections.

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Is copd a disease that is a combination of lung cancer and bronchitis?

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