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Is it normal to have difficulty breathing with chest cold congestion?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Chest cold congestion sounds like bronchitis which requires hydration, and antibiotic.
Mostly bronchitis is a productive cough, but generally doesn't cause difficulty breathing. Would be concerned about pneumonia, asthmatic bronchitis, or some as-yet heart disorder. Doc.

In brief: No

Chest cold congestion sounds like bronchitis which requires hydration, and antibiotic.
Mostly bronchitis is a productive cough, but generally doesn't cause difficulty breathing. Would be concerned about pneumonia, asthmatic bronchitis, or some as-yet heart disorder. Doc.
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