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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is chest congestion the same as bronchitis?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Not necessarily...: Bronchitis is an infection of the airways characterized by a productive cough. Chest congestion can occur as a result of bronchitis but can also be present with other things, like allergies for example. Your doctor can diagnose the reason for congestion so treatment can be initiated.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2017

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