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What's bronchitis, and is it common for young children?
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Airway infection
Bronchitis is usually caused by a viral infection in the larger airways leading to the lungs - the bronchi.
This results in inflammation with cough and sputum production. Kids may get more frequent viral illnesses, but are not necessarily more prone to bronchitis than adults.

In brief: Airway infection
Bronchitis is usually caused by a viral infection in the larger airways leading to the lungs - the bronchi.
This results in inflammation with cough and sputum production. Kids may get more frequent viral illnesses, but are not necessarily more prone to bronchitis than adults.
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