Baby Bronchitis, Child Symptoms For a baby, bronchitis is basically a less severe case of pneumonia and it is from this infection that pneumonia usually develops from if left unchecked.
Bronchitis in children: What causes it? Most people know the infections of the mouth and throat (Strep throat, cold sores, etc.), but infections of the bronchioles called bronchiolitis cause many children to be hospitalized each year which is also true of infections of the alveoli more commonly known as pneumonia.
Acute bronchitis: Acute bronchitis: Acute inflammation of the tracheobronchial tree, generally self-limited and with eventual complete healing and return of function. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Bronchitis Bronchitis is a viral illness that usually begins as an upper respiratory infection. Symptoms of a runny nose and cough gradually worsen over three to four days and your child will then develop a frequent, nonproductive, dry, hacking cough. The cough will continue to worsen and may become productive and he may have a low grade fever and decreased energy level. Symptoms gradually improve over the next five to ten days and do not respond to antibiotics
Bronchitis in Children How common is childhood bronchitis? At what point should I treat a child with a moist sounding cough, but no other signs of infection. Is there a length of time that one should see a resolution of a cough without treatment with antibiotics?
Bronchitis in children: What causes it? have a five-month old son who was diagnosed yesterday with ear infections in both ears and the beginnings of bronchitis. Although I have read a substantial amount on ear infections, I have not heard much about bronchitis in infants. Can you tell me what causes bronchitis and what can be done to prevent its recurrence?