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Could allergies cause bronchitis?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: In a way....

Coughing can lead to inflammation of your airways just like in bronchitis.
However, there is no infection present in this case. Treatment is aimed at relieving bronchospasm and inflammation.

In brief: In a way....

Coughing can lead to inflammation of your airways just like in bronchitis.
However, there is no infection present in this case. Treatment is aimed at relieving bronchospasm and inflammation.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Joshua Davidson
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Absolutely

For many patients there is a direct connection between activity in the upper airway (nose/throat) and lower airway (lungs).
That is, when inflammation hits the upper airway, in the form of hay fever, it can spread to the lungs and cause asthma-related symptoms or bronchitis. Therefore, good control of hay fever can also improve control of the lung symptoms.

In brief: Absolutely

For many patients there is a direct connection between activity in the upper airway (nose/throat) and lower airway (lungs).
That is, when inflammation hits the upper airway, in the form of hay fever, it can spread to the lungs and cause asthma-related symptoms or bronchitis. Therefore, good control of hay fever can also improve control of the lung symptoms.
Dr. Joshua Davidson
Dr. Joshua Davidson
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