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How does bronchitis develop?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Type?
Acute bronchitis is due to either a bacterial or viral infection of the airways whereas chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is usually due to smoking.

In brief: Type?
Acute bronchitis is due to either a bacterial or viral infection of the airways whereas chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is usually due to smoking.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Inflammation
Bronchitis is by definition inflammation of the bronchi.
It can develop from smoking, inhalation of environmental pollutants, viral and bacterial infections. Some people are predisposed to developing bronchitis, e.G, cystic fibrosis.

In brief: Inflammation
Bronchitis is by definition inflammation of the bronchi.
It can develop from smoking, inhalation of environmental pollutants, viral and bacterial infections. Some people are predisposed to developing bronchitis, e.G, cystic fibrosis.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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