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Does water help cure bronchitis?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Water has no role with curing bronchitis.

In brief: No

Water has no role with curing bronchitis.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Drinking water?

Keeping your self well hydrated is a good idea if you have bronchitis as this will help to loosen your secretions.
However, if you have heart disease, ask your doctor to determine how much water is ok for you to drink as you do not want to become fluid overloaded.

In brief: Drinking water?

Keeping your self well hydrated is a good idea if you have bronchitis as this will help to loosen your secretions.
However, if you have heart disease, ask your doctor to determine how much water is ok for you to drink as you do not want to become fluid overloaded.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Theodore Cole
Family Medicine

In brief: No

But, increased water intake helps thin mucous, which enables the body to clear it more rapidly and helps to reduce coughing.
In addition, if fever is present, it's important to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated.

In brief: No

But, increased water intake helps thin mucous, which enables the body to clear it more rapidly and helps to reduce coughing.
In addition, if fever is present, it's important to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated.
Dr. Theodore Cole
Dr. Theodore Cole
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: No

No, but it's always good to keep well hydrated, especially when you're sick.

In brief: No

No, but it's always good to keep well hydrated, especially when you're sick.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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