I was diagnosed with Type A influenza with bronchial thickening, is this anything to be worried about?

Hello…I am a 50 year old female. I was diagnosed with Type A influenza three weeks ago, on December 24, 2017. I continued to have the regular flu symptoms for several weeks and was experiencing quite a bit of coughing and some chest pain. I went to an urgent care center on January 9, 2018 to follow up, at which time they completed a two view chest X-ray, and I am attaching a copy of the results. The doctor indicated that I did not have pneumonia, but prescribed azithromycin to be safe, which has helped. He said I may have had bronchitis. I just saw the chest X-ray results today and see that it mentions “bronchial thickening” which made me concerned (I suffer from health anxiety). Is this anything to be worried about? I did have a CT scan and ventilation perfusion (?) scan of my lungs back in 2005, which showed mild bronchiectasis in both lungs. I have never smoked, am in good health and have never had shortness of breath, etc. Thank you for your assistance!

Age: 50
Medications: Azithromyacin

Diagnosed with bronchitis 5 days ago, I feel short of breath and my heart starts racing?

51 yr old female diagnosed with bronchitis 5 days ago. Taking amoxicillin, tessalon perles, Proair inhaler and guiafenisen. No wheezing, chest xray was okay. Some dizziness but could be from sinus congestion. O2 sats are great during the day when up, moving and coughing. As soon as i lie down at night, drop to 96-97% but when I start to doze, i feel short of breath and my heart starts racing. O2 sat drops to 90%. Now I’m afraid to lie down and sleep.

Age: 51
Medications: Compounded hormone replacement, iron, omeprazole, magnesium, baby aspirin, multivitamins
General Information: Reflux. Nothing else to speak of.

I have been sick with colds, strep throat,bronchitis most of the semester?

21, Male.

I am a junior in college and am currently at school and just feel like I have been sick with colds for most of the semester. This has easily been the most academically challenging semester of my college career, and with that came a lot of stress and anxiety (I do feel like i suffer from some form of anxiety). In late August I caught strep throat, as it was going around a lot on campus. Since that I have had bronchitis in September (which cleared up in a few weeks) and after that have just been dealing with minor colds (stuffy nose, slight cough, minor scratchy throat). Once once cold seems to be dissipating, it seems to either come back or a new one comes in. In general I feel like a healthy person, as I am not overweight, however, I do not eat super healthy and because of my immense school work I do not get much exercise.

I do live in an apartment with 3 other guys, and the house isn’t always the cleanest, but they don’t seem to be suffering. I don’t really suffer form allergies, and I know my colds aren’t allergies because the phlegm is yellow/green. I am NOT sexually active. Do drink probably once a week, but am not a smoker.

I feel like I have overworked myself this semester and have been constantly stressed, and having constant runny noses and slight coughs isn’t helping, especially with my anxiety. Need answers!

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I had major heart attack, active thyroid, Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, bronchitis. What’s wrong with me?

Iam a female, 56 years of age. My medical history is lengthy, but here goes, November 2004, major heart attack, stent fitted, left with angina and only 3 chambers in the heart working, approx 4 to 6 months later after complaining of severe fatigue, bloods showed a TH level of 98.6, diagnosis, under active thyroid. 12 months later diagnosed with chronic Fibromyalgia, 2 years later diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, recently diagnosed with diverticulitis.
Presently being treated for bronchitis and flu like symptoms and sores to the face which is treated with a steroid cream, as it is dry and very itchy.
Why am I not getting better, my thyroid dose has been increased and I take vitamin D every day, iron tablets 3 times a day as iron levels came back at 15, I’m on my second lot of anti biotic and still have the flu like symptoms and the chronic fatigue, whats wrong with me?

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Question: My mom has bronchitis..breathing heavily but…

Chest X-Ray of my Mom, whose age is around 65 years, is indicating bronchitis (mentioned in x-ray report) although she doesn’t show any usual symptoms of bronchitis. The only symptom she shows is panting (breathing heavily) if walking bit fast also she faces difficulty (panting) when climbing up the stairs.I would like to kindly inform you that she doesn’t get any chest pain when walking fast or climbing up the stairs. She is not coughing nor does she have any fever. Kindly advise what might be reason, is there cough or sputum accumulation in chest, you are kindly requested to advise us for the best possible treatment. Is it possible to use one Expectorant to remove all the mucus/cough.

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