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Can I go to the store when I have bronchitis

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As most forms of bronchitis tend to be of an infectious cause, anywhere you might pick up infections, such as stores, etc., can make you prone to pick ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I agree with dr. Carroll. Infectious forms of bronchitis are transmitted via airborne particles. This would be especially prevalent in situations wh ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...: Acute bronchitis is usually due to infection in the airways. If a person with bronchitis coughs or sneezes and you inhale this, you could become infec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good plan: Many of the retail chains have started putting nurse practitioners in their store. The common cold and bronchitis to not need antibiotics and i'm afra ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Michaelson
29 years experience Pulmonology
Two weeks: Ordinary acute bronchitis may take up to 2 weeks to resolve on correct therapy. If not resolving then either therapy is wrong or it may not be bronch ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It will. In fact, there's no real treatment for acute bronchitis in patients with normal lungs. Antibiotics are often used, but they're essentially ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Sure: It may be helpful in reducing the bronchitic symptoms at least short term.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Mostly yes: Acute bronchitis is typically self limiting dissease and takes 5-7 days, in COPD pts, ac brochiti.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on severity: If you feel health enough to go to work and are able to do the usual tasks needed for your work, it is not likely to do harm. However, if you have bo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
25 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This is only answered by the etiology of the bronchitis. Viral bronchitis, the most common, usually resolves within 1-2 weeks, but there can be ongoi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bronchitis: Sounds like you have had it before? If fluids and coughing don't help see your dr.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Viral Bronchitis: Yes. Of course. Many winter respiratory illnesses are caused by viruses and these often clear up on their own.
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