The following Conditions are related to Difficulty breathing

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  • Diphtheria

    The main treatment for diphtheria includes: 1. Antitoxin therapy: This involves administering diphtheria antitoxin to neutralize the toxins produced by the bacteria. 2. Antibiotics: Antibiotics such as penicillin or erythromycin are used to kill the bacteria causing diphtheria. 3. Supportive care: This may include hospitalization, intravenous fluids, oxygen therapy, and monitoring of vital signs.  Read More

  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b. The bacteria is spread through respiratory droplets from coughing or sneezing of an infected person. Risk factors for Hib infection include: 1. Age: Children under the age of 5, especially those under the age of 2, are at higher risk for Hib infection. 2. Lack of vaccination: Hib vaccination is the most effective way to preve  Read More