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28 yo. Never smoked. Teach young kids. I get bronchitis once a year in fall and cough mucus 3-4 weeks. Could it be chronic bronchitis? How to prevent?

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Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not Crhonic Bronch.

The definition of chronic bronchitis is a productive cough with sputum lasting for three months for two consecutive years.
You are probably experiencing acute viral bronchitis. Lasting four weeks is a little on the extreme side. You are exposed to kids and thus multiple viruses. Prevention is washing hands often and exposure occurs with hand to mouth transfer of the virus.

In brief: Not Crhonic Bronch.

The definition of chronic bronchitis is a productive cough with sputum lasting for three months for two consecutive years.
You are probably experiencing acute viral bronchitis. Lasting four weeks is a little on the extreme side. You are exposed to kids and thus multiple viruses. Prevention is washing hands often and exposure occurs with hand to mouth transfer of the virus.
Dr. William Haehl
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Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics

In brief: Uri

Not necessarily a chronic bronchitis.
Being in contact with small kids you are exposed to viruses and other germs contracted by kids. Probably it is a good option that you take the flu shot every year to minimize the risk of flu also. The cough sometimes stays for long time after we get any respiratory infection.

In brief: Uri

Not necessarily a chronic bronchitis.
Being in contact with small kids you are exposed to viruses and other germs contracted by kids. Probably it is a good option that you take the flu shot every year to minimize the risk of flu also. The cough sometimes stays for long time after we get any respiratory infection.
Dr. Nour Baltagi
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