Disease Information for Hyper-reactive airways/disease

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Exercise Induced Asthma
Acute Cough in Children
Bronchospasm signs
Cough
Cough Acute
Dyspnea
Hyper-resonant chest/overinflated
Noisy Breathing
Prolonged expiratory phase
Pursed lips breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Sudden onset dyspnea
Wheezing
Wheezing with bronchitis
Otherwise well Isolated problem
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Decreased maximum breathing capacity
PFT/FEV1 decreased
PFT/Flow volume loop/Flat expiration curve
PFT/Maximum mid-flow rate/decreased
PFT/Obstructive pulmonary functions
PFT/Reversable obstructive/Pulmonary FX tests
TEST/Abnormal mecholyl challenge/Pulmonary function
TEST/Inhaled antigen challenge/Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypereactive airways/disease
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Inhaled/Atropine
RX/Inhaled/Bronchodilator
Definition

It is an increased response towards the irritating or allergic stimulants like dust,fumes and often tobacco smoke. etc. The effect is constant low grade wheeze with some hyper-responsiveness with worsening of bronchospasm on additional challenge or infection or exercise..

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