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What causes bronchitis ?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Two types....

There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic.
Acute bronchitis is due to an infection in the airways, usually either bacterial or viral. Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and is usually due to smoking.

In brief: Two types....

There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic.
Acute bronchitis is due to an infection in the airways, usually either bacterial or viral. Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and is usually due to smoking.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Inflammation

Whether infectious or environmental factors, bronchitis is caused by acute inflammation of the airways that deliver air to your lungs.

In brief: Inflammation

Whether infectious or environmental factors, bronchitis is caused by acute inflammation of the airways that deliver air to your lungs.
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