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I was diagnosed with chronic bronchitis. What is it? I haven't smoked in 6 years.
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bronchitis.
Chronic bronchitis is typcally seen in smoker, current or past.
The mucous membrane lining of respiratory tract becomes more responsive by producing more secretions resulting in cough.

In brief: Bronchitis.
Chronic bronchitis is typcally seen in smoker, current or past.
The mucous membrane lining of respiratory tract becomes more responsive by producing more secretions resulting in cough.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: COPD...
Chronic bronchitis is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
There is no cure and it is a slowly progressive disorder. There are treatments to control symptoms. You have already done the most important thing by quitting smoking. Follow your doctor's recommendations to control this disease.

In brief: COPD...
Chronic bronchitis is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
There is no cure and it is a slowly progressive disorder. There are treatments to control symptoms. You have already done the most important thing by quitting smoking. Follow your doctor's recommendations to control this disease.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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