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Why are some people with chronic bronchitis more prone to infections?

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Dr. Bhavin Patel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Diminished imuunity

Patients with chronic bronchitis may have a diminished immune system, or a decrease in immune system activity depending on other medical illness.
Thus they may be more prone to infections.

In brief: Diminished imuunity

Patients with chronic bronchitis may have a diminished immune system, or a decrease in immune system activity depending on other medical illness.
Thus they may be more prone to infections.
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