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Can bronchitis be serious?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes...
Acute bronchitis is caused by infection and it is very treatable and is usually not serious.
Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, can be life-threatening. It is progressive and not curable so smoking cessation is extremely important to avoid the disease or slow progression if already diagnosed with the disease.

In brief: Yes...
Acute bronchitis is caused by infection and it is very treatable and is usually not serious.
Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, can be life-threatening. It is progressive and not curable so smoking cessation is extremely important to avoid the disease or slow progression if already diagnosed with the disease.
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