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Bronchitis in Urdu - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Bronchitis in Urdu

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Summary about Bronchitis in English

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What is Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is the inflammation of the lung airways that are called bronchi. The airways get filled with mucus resulting in swelling and cough. Acute bronchitis occurs due to viral cough and respiratory infections while chronic bronchitis occurs due to smoking. Bronchitis disease treatment includes over-the-counter cough medicines and humidification. If left untreated, bronchitis can lead to COPD

What are the symptoms of Bronchitis?

The symptoms of bronchitis disease are;

  • Persistent cough and wheezing with mucus production

  • Shortness of breath

  • Bodyache and fever

What causes Bronchitis?

Bronchitis can occur due to bacterial or viral infections. Chronic bronchitis can occur due to smoking. If you have asthma or allergies, you are more prone to bronchitis.

How to diagnose Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is diagnosed by physical examination followed by;

  • Chest X-ray 

  • Lungs function test

  • Oxygen level test

What is the treatment for Bronchitis?

The treatment for bronchitis disease is by using antibiotics or antivirals based on the cause of bronchitis. The therapy for bronchitis also includes cough suppressants and bronchodilators for symptomatic relief. 

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Symptoms of Bronchitis

Symptoms for acute and chronic bronchitis can be:

  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Mild fever
  • Chills
  • Mucus that can be yellow, greenish, and rarely blood stained
  • Chest congestion

Causes of Bronchitis

Viruses that cause flu are the most common cause of acute bronchitis. These viruses are widespread and people can catch these easily fro affected people and infected surfaces
Chronic bronchitis is caused by cigarettes smoke, toxic fumes and gases, airborne pollution and pollutants from diesel-burning plants.

Risk Factors of Bronchitis

Risk factors that enhance the occurrence of acute and chronic bronchitis include:

  1. Exposure to cigarette smoke can increase the chances of getting bronchitis. If you smoke or are exposed to passive smoke you are at an elevated risk for acute and chronic bronchitis.
  2. People with weak immunity elderly, infants, children, and others who catch infections easily are also at increased of getting bronchitis.
  3. If your work environment has particles or fumes that can irritate the lungs and throat you are at an enhanced risk of acute and chronic bronchitis.
  4. Heartburn and repeated episodes of acid reflux also pave the way to bronchitis.

Preventive Measures of Bronchitis

To date, there are no absolute ways found to prevention from acute and chronic bronchitis. However, taking the following measures can help.

  • Avoid smoking and if already doing it find ways to quit smoking. 
  • Reduce exposure to lung irritants like smoke, dust, toxic fumes, and pollutants. One way to do this is by using a mask to cover your nose and mouth.
  • Go for flu shots annually.
  • Get vaccinated for pneumonia.
  • Frequently wash hands to reduce exposure to germs.
  • make conscious efforts to protect yourself from passive smoke. 
  • Heat up your living place with electric systems rather than hot air as this increases the chances o bronchitis. 
  • Living by a busy road or living close to diesel-burning plants also increases the risk of bronchitis.

Types of Bronchitis

Bronchitis has two types:

  1. Acute Bronchitis
  2. Chronic Bronchitis

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