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When should you see a doctor if u suspect bronchitis?
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
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In brief: 3 weeks
When to see a doctor: see your doctor if your cough: lasts more than three weeks, prevents you from sleeping, is accompanied by fever over 100.
4 f (38 c), produces discolored mucus, produces blood (hemoptysis), is associated with wheezing or shortness of breath.

In brief: 3 weeks
When to see a doctor: see your doctor if your cough: lasts more than three weeks, prevents you from sleeping, is accompanied by fever over 100.
4 f (38 c), produces discolored mucus, produces blood (hemoptysis), is associated with wheezing or shortness of breath.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: For diagnosis...
If you have a cough productive of sputum and it is associated with a high fever and/or shortness of breath, a doctor should be seen for diagnosis and treatment.
If you have mild symptoms that are improving over time, see a doctor if your symptoms are not completely resolved within 10 days. If your symptoms are worsening, you need to be seen.

In brief: For diagnosis...
If you have a cough productive of sputum and it is associated with a high fever and/or shortness of breath, a doctor should be seen for diagnosis and treatment.
If you have mild symptoms that are improving over time, see a doctor if your symptoms are not completely resolved within 10 days. If your symptoms are worsening, you need to be seen.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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