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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7-10 days: 7-10 days
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Variable: Bronchitis can be mild or very symptomatic, viral or caused other infectious agents. Recovery varies with the basic health of the kid & the cause. Man ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Days to weeks: Most experts agree that bronchitis does not occur in young children (except for whooping cough). Most commonly, when a diagnosis of bronchitis is made ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends: It depends on the underlying cause of the bronchitis. In your age group, viruses cause the majority of bronchial infections. The type of virus and the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ACUTE BRONCHITIS: It last usually for 2 weeks. If not healed, see md if you need antibiotic.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Inflammation: It may takes weeks to months to recover. The mucus should be sent for culture, since secondary bacterial infection may occur. An asthma action plan in ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Make take 1-2 weeks: You need to use your inhalor regularly,not be around smoke and get a repeat evaluation by your doctor.Hopefully you are on a controller inhalor too.Yo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There are a lot of factors that can prolongue an episode of bronchitis. If you are healthy and have no underlying lung disease the symptoms usually st ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Days to life time: Acute bronchitis will usually last a few days to a few weeks depending on the cause and the treatment. A form of chronic bronchits can last a lfietim ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Acute?......: Bronchitis is either acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis is usually due to an infection of the airways, either due to bacteria or virus, and symptoms t ... Read More

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