A 39-year-old male asked:
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acute bronchitis? no fever,productive cough started 12/23. rhonchi sound in lungs starting on 12/30, started 5 days zpack. have rhonchi when exhale by mouth. my wife said not as bad. cough is less productive than it was. less productive cough ok?

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Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Z pack : Most bronchitis is viral, and not improved with antibiotics. If there is no fever then bacterial bronchitis is less likely. A cough from bronchitis can last for 6 weeks to 3 months. The best way to evaluate someone for bronchitis or cough is an in-person examination
Answered on Jan 12, 2020

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