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What is bronchitis?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Two types...

There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic.
Acute bronchitis is usually due to an infection in the airways whereas chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD and is typically from smoking. The treatments are different as well so see your doctor if you think you may have a form of bronchitis.

In brief: Two types...

There are 2 types of bronchitis: acute and chronic.
Acute bronchitis is usually due to an infection in the airways whereas chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD and is typically from smoking. The treatments are different as well so see your doctor if you think you may have a form of bronchitis.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
Internal Medicine

In brief: Is

Infection of the air pipes , many causes.

In brief: Is

Infection of the air pipes , many causes.
Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine

In brief: Inflammation

Inflammation of the bronchial tubes - usually caused by a virus.
Can be worse and more chronic especially in people who smoke or have smoked.

In brief: Inflammation

Inflammation of the bronchial tubes - usually caused by a virus.
Can be worse and more chronic especially in people who smoke or have smoked.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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