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shortness of breath after bronchitis

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly pneumonia: Most people with bronchitis do not suffer from shortness of breath but they do have a productive cough. If you have shortness of breath or fever then ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
About 1 week: Bronchitis is inflammation of the main bronchial tubes of the lungs. When they are inflamed, they cause coughing and sometimes shortness of breath. ... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: If you have acute bronchitis, the cough may be due to bronchospasm, especially if it increases as your other symptoms improve. See your doctor because ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Bronchitis: During maximal bronchial edema from bronchitis the shortness of breath will remain, when the swelling in the bronchi is receding thus decreasiing the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Bronchitis is inflammation of the main bronchial tubes of the lungs. When they are inflamed, they cause coughing and sometimes shortness of breath. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
It doesn't matter: The effects of shortness of breath are the same - regardless of the cause - the feelings are too. If you have bronchitis (diagnosed) this is probably ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchitis: yes but usually the lungs sound clear. there are good treatments for it. perform a virtual consult if need be
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Short of breath: To know whether bronchitis needs further attention you need to see a doctor. Be sure not to smoke and avoid smoky environments or those with smoke in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Stay out of: hospital, this time around, by seeking medical attention earlier rather than later.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe asthma?: A lot of people don't like to here that they may have asthma but 1/3 of the American summer Olympic Team has asthma. It is way under diagnosed and not ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Flu; talk to doctor: U should not return to work until u r absolutely free of symptoms, as their is a risk of transmitting bronchitis to ur students. I assume u were teste ... Read More
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