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Why do physicians sometimes prescribe antibiotics for acute bronchitis?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Infection...

Acute bronchitis is usually caused by either a bacterial infection or viral infection.
If the doctor diagnoses a bacterial infection as the cause of acute bronchitis, antibiotics will be prescribed to eradicate the infection.

In brief: Infection...

Acute bronchitis is usually caused by either a bacterial infection or viral infection.
If the doctor diagnoses a bacterial infection as the cause of acute bronchitis, antibiotics will be prescribed to eradicate the infection.
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