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Is chronic bronchitis curable

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Smokers lung: The official term for lung disease associated with smoking is copd. Chronic obstructive lung disease. There's two different elements to it. One is emp... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
COPD...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or copd. It is typically caused by smoking and it is slowly progressive. There i... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
No cure: Just management , stop smoking, breathing treatments, allergy treatments and steroids can be used to help.
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
None...: Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is not curable. Avoiding smoking or quitting asap can avoid the disease or decrease disease progression, if alread... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd. It is usually a result of smoking. There is no infection present in chronic bronchitis. Smoking cessation is imp... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Chronic bronchitis: Life expectancy would depend upon the cause, severity and adequacy of management of chronic bronchitis and its affects on the pulmonary function of th... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No...: Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is a slowly progressive and incurable disease. Treatments are aimed at controlling symptoms and decreasing airway ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Unusual: Consult with pulmonologist, about congenital diseases or lungs malformations.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Del Meyer
60 years experience
Bronchodilation: First one must remove all irritants of the bronchi such as cigarette smoking, bedroom dust, animal danders which will keep bronchitis going and if for... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Bronchitis : Chronic bronchitis can lead to rvh, the reverse isn't so.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
See answer...: This product can cause sedation which can result in a decreased respiratory drive. This will ultimately result in an increased carbon dioxide level an... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
As little as...: ...A few days to a week, in a sensitive person. We pediatricians see it all the time in children exposed to secondhand smoke.
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