Monday, June 29, 2009

saye terbatuk2- sangat kasihan

Monday, June 29, 2009
dah beberapa hari batuk kong-kong-kong
tapi kahak takderk
sakit dada
tapi degil
tamau jumpe doktor
bajek2 immune system kebal macam kereta kebal
sekali melarat

last2 sebabkan menderite yang amat
hari ahad, just before pulang ke kampung terchenta
menyinggah ke poliklinik ukm
dan jumpe dr baik ati sesangat

akhirnye disahkan mengidap
tp not chronic maaaaaa

Bronchitis is inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi, the airways that carry airflow from the trachea into the lungs. Bronchitis can be classified into two categories, acute and chronic, each of which has unique etiologies, pathologies, and therapies.

Acute bronchitis is characterized by the development of a cough, with or without the production of sputum, mucus that is expectorated (coughed up) from the respiratory tract. Acute bronchitis often occurs during the course of an acute viral illness such as the common cold or influenza. Viruses cause about 90% of cases of acute bronchitis while bacteria account for less than 10%.[1]

Chronic bronchitis, a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is characterized by the presence of a productive cough that lasts for 3 months or more per year for at least 2 years. Chronic bronchitis most often develops due to recurrent injury to the airways caused by inhaled irritants. Cigarette smoking is the most common cause, followed by air pollution and occupational exposure to irritants.[1]

Acute bronchitis is most often caused by viruses that infect the epithelium of the bronchi, resulting in inflammation and increased secretion of mucus. Cough, a common symptom of acute bronchitis, develops in an attempt to expel the excess mucus from the lungs. Other common symptoms include sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion (coryza), low-grade fever, malaise, and the production of sputum.[1]

Acute bronchitis often develops during the course of an upper respiratory infection (URI) such as the common cold or influenza.[1] About 90% of cases of acute bronchitis are caused by viruses, including rhinoviruses, adenoviruses, and influenza. Bacteria, including Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Bordetella pertussis, account for about 10% of cases.[1]

Treatment for acute bronchitis is primarily symptomatic. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be used to treat fever and sore throat. Decongestants can be useful in patients with nasal congestion, and expectorants may be used to loosen mucus and increase expulsion of sputum. Cough suppressants may be used if the cough interferes with sleep or is bothersome, although coughing may be useful in expelling sputum from the airways. Even with no treatment, most cases of acute bronchitis resolve quickly.[1]

As most cases of acute bronchitis are caused by viruses, antibiotics should not be used since they are only effective against bacteria. Using antibiotics in patients who do not have bacterial infections promotes the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which may lead to greater morbidity and mortality. Antibiotics should only be prescribed if microscopic examination of Gram stained sputum shows large numbers of bacteria present.[1]

petikan wikipedia

ahhh..ubat x sedap!!!


*ayu* said...

alah siannya dia..
get well soon aan!

oRanGeLiLY said...

misstheorangelily to kak ayu : huhu..thanks kak..