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once exposed to bronchitis how long to experience symptoms

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: Cough sputum production and wheezing. Most are viral and run their course over 1-2 weeks. If smoker may be COPD or chronic bronchitis and require anti ... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Acute?: In acute bronchitis, there is an infection in the airways and symptoms include coughing discolored sputum, wheezing, fever, chills, body aches, etc. I ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Carlos
20 years experience Critical Care
Hard to say: If your bronchitis was caused by an infection it should have cleared up by now unless your immune system is weakened or your lungs are abnormal in som ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Bronchitis blues: Depending on the germ that caused the bronchitis and you, the patient, symptoms of something like that can vary. Not sure if your doc 'nailed' the eti ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Something else: I don't think what you're experiencing has anything to do with the short course of prednisone. Consider looking in other areas to find the cause. Ho ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Different treatment: You may need to be treated by your doctor for chronic asthmatic bronchitis instead of flu/bronchitis. Pneumonia also needs to be ruled out. To have s ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Just three words?: Your three words can leave us guessing, but we don't want to guess. You posted on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical ad ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Acute or chronic?...: Acute bronchitis is due to an infection of the airways, usually either bacterial or viral. Symptoms of acute bronchitis include fever, cough productiv ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough: Wheezing, mucus production, possibly fever, chills, and sometimes shortness of breath, as well as chest pain/burning discomfort.
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Acute or chronic?: Acute bronchitis symptoms include fever, cough productive of discolored sputum, chills, body aches, cold symptoms, headache, fatigue. Common symptoms ... Read More
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