A 43-year-old member asked:
How is chronic bronchitis treated?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Prevent & Control: Prevent symptoms and further loss of lung function by getting a flu and pneumonia vaccine. These significantly reduce your chances of severe respiratory illness. 2nd, bronchodilators and inhaled steroids can reduce the shortness of breath and prevent "exacerbations". Finally, exercise to improve clearance of secretions. And oh yeah, if you smoked, and haven't already done so, stop smoking!
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Internal Medicine 29 years experience
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A 39-year-old member asked:
If I develop chronic bronchitis, how will it be treated?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 25 years experience
Depends: This is a tough question to answer as there are may different treatments depending on the presenting symptoms. The triggers, prior treatments, and any other underlying medical conditions.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What is chronic bronchitis?
4 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Pulmonology 27 years experience
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