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what happens if you dont cough when you have acute bronchitis

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Different issues. : These are two different infections, involve different areas of the lungs, and usually have different etiologies (viral, bacterial). You can't give yo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Many possibilities: At this point, I would advise a further work up to determine the causes of the cough. A chest radiograph, assessment for sinusitis and reflux is indic ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cough: Recent study concluded that average cough illness lasts 18 days. We have now come to understand that antibiotics are not needed for most cases of bron ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Lingering bronchitis: After bronchitis, the cough may linger for 4-6 weeks even after you feel better and took appropriate medications. If symptoms worsen, fever, thick mo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
33 years experience Bariatrics
Irritated bronchi: Clear mucus generally indicates some inflammation (irritation) without infection. If you never smoked or had asthma, this might be allergic or due to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: It is best for you to see doctor for proper evaluation and treatment.
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: 90% or more acute bronchitis cases are viral. Cough usually persists days or weeks after infection has cleared. Have gf cover her mouth when she cou ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Did u start: a new medicine?If so, I would suspect it is causing the nausea. Stop the med for a day , and c. Otherwise,some people with respiratory infections can ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
CP. Bronchitis?: Sharp pains experienced diffusely through the chest with inspiration or coughing could be consistent with acute bronchitis. We would call this a pleur ... Read More

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