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Is it normal to have a fever with bronchitis after antibiotics are started?

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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dentistry - Endodontics

In brief: Depends

Depends on the cause if your bronchitis.
If it is bacterial in nature, and you have a fever, it takes time for the antibiotic to work, eliminating the fever. After about 48 hours, the fever should decrease.

In brief: Depends

Depends on the cause if your bronchitis.
If it is bacterial in nature, and you have a fever, it takes time for the antibiotic to work, eliminating the fever. After about 48 hours, the fever should decrease.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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In brief: With any viral...

...Illness, duration of the fever is the same with and without antibiotics.
But if you are feeling worse or having trouble breathing, see your dr again.

In brief: With any viral...

...Illness, duration of the fever is the same with and without antibiotics.
But if you are feeling worse or having trouble breathing, see your dr again.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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