Chronic wet cough: protracted bronchitis, chronic
suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis.
The MUC5B gene encodes mucin 5B, a gel-forming protein that is usually found in the lungs and is overexpressed in pulmonary diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disorder, and cystic fibrosis.
He was also treated for blood poisoning, bronchitis, chronic
lung disease and metabolic bone disease.
1) The vaccine was given to all patients older than 64 years (7834 patients [85%]) and any patient at risk for pneumococcal infection or complications, including patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis, chronic
respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, chronic renal failure, diabetes mellitus, immunodeficiency, and functional or anatomic asplenia (1336 patients [15%]).
He also had enormous sympathy for the plight of ex-miners and set about working on their behalf as soon as he retired, acting as regional respiratory adviser to the Miners' Compensation Scheme, which has seen nearly 600,000 claimants for cases of chronic bronchitis, Chronic
Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and asthma worsened by working in the mines.
There are many medical conditions which are labelled chronic - chronic bronchitis, chronic
fatigue syndrome or chronic anxiety for example.
The drug is not recommended for patients with asthma, bronchitis, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or emphysema, and lung function tests are recommended after the first 6 months of treatment and every year afterward.
Physicians and parents should consider the possibility of asthma if a child is repeatedly diagnosed with reactive airways disease, recurrent bronchitis, chronic
cough, wheezy bronchitis, asthmatic bronchitis, or recurrent bronchiolitis.