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210 Possible Causes for Increased Susceptibility to Infections, Recurrent Bronchitis

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    The most common symptom of PIDD is an increased susceptibility to infection.[symptoma.com] Signs and symptoms of primary immunodeficiency can include: Frequent and recurrent pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infections, ear infections, meningitis or skin infections Inflammation[fortishealthcare.com] Signs of PIDD in children may include An autoimmune disease such as Type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or lupus Recurrent ear infections, sinusitis, bronchitis, meningitis[childrens.com]

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    Affected individuals with neutropenia may also have additional abnormalities believed to result from an increased susceptibility to infections.[rarediseases.org] These may include increased tooth decay (dental caries), mouth ulcers, and/or disease of the tissues that surround and support the teeth (periodontal disease).[rarediseases.org] […] repeated bacterial infections, such susceptibility may vary from case to case, depending upon the degree of neutropenia and other immune factors that help the body to fight off infections[rarediseases.org]

  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency

    susceptibility to infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infections are usually localized in the respiratory tract and a majority of patients have recurrent bronchitis, sinusitis, or otitis (which is more common in childhood-onset[the-rheumatologist.org] […] sinusitis and bronchitis.[wikilectures.eu]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    A pathological condition of the lungs marked by an abnormal increase in the size of the air spaces, resulting in labored breathing and an increased susceptibility to infection[web.archive.org] An oral NTHi vaccine has been developed to protect against recurrent infective acute exacerbations in chronic bronchitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] susceptibility to chest infections.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Asthma

    susceptibility to and morbidity from respiratory infection.[doi.org] Most children with chronic or recurrent bronchitis have asthma.[emedicine.medscape.com] bronchitis, bronchiolitis, or pneumonia; a persistent cough with colds; and/or recurrent croup or chest rattling.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    Immobilization of the cilia allows foreign substances and irritants to block the bronchial passages making them more susceptible to infection and increased tissue damage.[symptoma.com] Patients with primary antibody deficiency are prone to recurrent bronchitis, often caused by nonencapsulated Haemophilus influenzae and streptococcal infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Try to avoid being around smokers because even secondhand smoke can make you more susceptible to viral infections and increase congestion in your airway.[kidshealth.org]

  • Bronchitis

    Try to avoid being around smokers because even secondhand smoke can make you more susceptible to viral infections and increase congestion in your airway.[kidshealth.org] CASE PRESENTATION: We report about an infant with recurrent episodes of wheezy bronchitis, which persisted despite adequate therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include labored breathing, the inability to forcefully blow air out of the lungs, and an increased susceptibility to respiratory tract infections.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hypogammaglobulinemia

    susceptibility to pyogenic infections.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Over 98% of patients present with recurrent bronchitis, sinusitis, otitis and pneumonia, and chronic pulmonary damage is the major complication.[orpha.net] Infections are usually localized in the respiratory tract and a majority of patients have recurrent bronchitis, sinusitis, or otitis (which is more common in childhood-onset[the-rheumatologist.org]

  • Atrial Septal Defect

    A few affected individuals may be abnormally thin and experience mild growth delays as well as an increased susceptibility to respiratory infections.[rarediseases.org]

  • Pulmonary Disorder

    Bridges JP, Xu Y, Na CL, Wong HR and Weaver TE (2006) Adaptation and increased susceptibility to infection associated with constitutive expression of misfolded SP‐C.[els.net] : Etiology Type B COPD, "blue bloater" Chronic or recurrent productive cough 3 months 2 successive years Persistent, irreversible Chronic Bronchitis: Cause Cigarette smoking[quizlet.com] susceptibility to chest infections.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

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