Do you know how to Treat a Chest Cold?


Have you had a constant cough that wont go away but keeps the Tottenham escort away? and some night chills and the normal cold medication is not working? You may have a chest cold

A chest cold is also known as acute bronchitis which is a lower respiratory tract disease found in the lungs. This disease is mostly caused by viral infections and it spreads to the lungs. This then results in the inflammation of the bronchioles as well as the bronchi. This is the small passage way that leads to the lungs.

With all this interaction going on in the lungs, this leads to chest cold symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath and a wet cough followed by white and yellow phlegm.

Chest colds are diagnosed more in young children, infants and older adults. Even Tottenham escorts get chest colds. Even though they may be common during the year, they are mostly diagnosed during the winter. People who smoke and are exposed to lung irritants, air pollution or have lung diseases are at risk of getting chest colds.

Symptoms of a chest cold include tightness in the chest while coughing, chest pains, fever, chills, shortness of breath, chest congestion and a wet cough which produces yellow and white phlegm.

Chest cold symptoms can be a lot more severe depending on the persons age, general health and medical history. Chronic disease patients suffer severe chest cold symptoms, so do very old and very young people. Chest cold symptoms are often misdiagnosed as allergy symptoms.

Complications such as pneumonia can occur, together with shock, acute respiratory distress syndrome, respiratory failure, hypoxia, respiratory arrest, dehydration, empyema, pleural effusion and sepsis.

Chest colds are treated using antibiotic medications as long as they are not caused by a virus. Another method of treatment is the use of bronchodilators which are used to help the patient cope with shortness of breath by opening the airways to the lungs. Cool mist vapours can also be used as well as fluids which help with the patients dehydration symptoms. Oxygen therapy is done by using a mask or nasal prong that relieves the symptoms of shortness of breath.

Symptoms of thick phlegm must be sanctioned to bring relief to the patient.

Rest and relaxation go hand in hand with other forms of treatment and are most important in order for the patient to fully recuperate.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms see your doctor immediately because they can be contagious and you would not want your wife, partner or Tottenham escort to get sick.