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What is chronic bronchitis?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Type of obstruction

Chronic bronchitis is a type of obstructive lung disease.
It is characterized by cough and sputum production for approximately 100 days out of the year (not necessarily consecutive days). Usually the patient has shortness of breath and purulent secretions.

In brief: Type of obstruction

Chronic bronchitis is a type of obstructive lung disease.
It is characterized by cough and sputum production for approximately 100 days out of the year (not necessarily consecutive days). Usually the patient has shortness of breath and purulent secretions.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: COPD...

Chronic bronchitis is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
There is no cure but treatments are available to control symptoms. It is usually due to smoking so smoking cessation is also necessary. Your doctor can help with all of this. Good luck!

In brief: COPD...

Chronic bronchitis is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
There is no cure but treatments are available to control symptoms. It is usually due to smoking so smoking cessation is also necessary. Your doctor can help with all of this. Good luck!
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