A 24-year-old member asked:
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can you exercise if you have acute bronchitis?

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Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Yes: You be limited in what you can do, but you cn do some light exercise.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Possibly ...: Can possibly exercise with acute bronchitis, but would recommend a few days of rest ...
Answered on Apr 4, 2016
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: It depends on the level of illness and the intended exercise. If you have a fever or if you have a significant cough and/or shortness of breath, you should hold off on exercising until the infection is resolving. If you have only mild cold symptoms perhaps light exercise might be ok. To be certain of what is right in your case, see your doctor who can advise you on when you can resume exercise.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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