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what is bronchitis?

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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the bronchial tubes - usually caused by a virus. Can be worse and more chronic especially in people who smoke or have smoked.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Is: Infection of the air pipes , many causes.
Answered on Mar 20, 2017
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Two types...: There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is usually due to an infection in the airways whereas chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD and is typically from smoking. The treatments are different as well so see your doctor if you think you may have a form of bronchitis.
Answered on Sep 11, 2017
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