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Is chest congestion the same as bronchitis?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not necessarily...

Bronchitis is an infection of the airways characterized by a productive cough.
Chest congestion can occur as a result of bronchitis but can also be present with other things, like allergies for example. Your doctor can diagnose the reason for congestion so treatment can be initiated.

In brief: Not necessarily...

Bronchitis is an infection of the airways characterized by a productive cough.
Chest congestion can occur as a result of bronchitis but can also be present with other things, like allergies for example. Your doctor can diagnose the reason for congestion so treatment can be initiated.
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