A 42-year-old member asked:
What are bronchial asthma and chronic bronchitis?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Different Conditions: Bronchial Asthma is chronic Inflamatory disease of the airways&causes episodes of Bronchospasm causing cough,Wheezing&shortness of breath which is reversible with use of Bronchodilaters like Albuterol
Chronic Bronchitis is inflammation&irritation of the airways and is irreversible even with use of Bronchodilatrs like Albuterol and it produces excessive mucus and cough persist more than3months/year
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
How are asthma and chronic bronchitis different?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 4, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.