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A 39-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have bronchitis without wheezing and dry cough. started out wed night, nausea, tight throat. then sore throat and dizziness. threw up left work went home, chills that night, next morning, whole body aches, epecially head , chest, hard

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Yes, : Yes, you can have bronchitis without wheezing. Bronchitis means that the "bronchioles", the smaller tubes in your lungs, are inflammed. That occurs with viral or bacterial conditions. If your symptoms are worsening, or if you have fever, worsening cough, or any shortness of breath, you will have to be seen again immediately for a re-evaluation.

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