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can you have bronchitis without a cough

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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Bronchiolitis: It is unusual to have bronchiolitis without cough. Congestion by itself could be from dryness in the weather or from a cold

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
No - except quads: The inflammation of the bronchus (upper large airway) would lead to a cough unless the patient is unable to cough (e.g. they are a quadriplegic). A v ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Bronchitis: If you were examined by a doc and they heard what sounds like bronchitis in your chest it likely is correct. Sometimes the cough doesn't hit till it l ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cough: Coughing is a sign of irritation of the airways. It can be a sign of a cold or flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, heart problems, pneumonia, asthma, allergi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Many reasons: Most likely due to humidity, position, temperature changes; can be d/t environment changes (@ home not work) and allergens present; can be meds wearin ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Combination...: Cough is a reflex that protects the airways/lungs from infection so when infection and/of inflammation is sensed, cough results to rid the airway of i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchitis not bette: It means your bronchitis is not completely cured and that's why you still have cough or you may have pneumonia and need a chest xray.Do not smoke and ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Comparison: Smoker' s cough will stay about the same while bronchitis in top of smoker' s cough will bring increased sputum production, sometimes fever, increased ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Acute bronchitis?: If you are referring to acute bronchitis, a worsening cough can be a sign of bronchospasm that can complicate acute bronchitis. Treatment can consist ... Read More

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