Chronic Bronchitis

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Chronic Bronchitis

Chronic bronchitis is a type of COPD with ongoing inflammation of the airways. Learn about symptoms, treatment, and more for better care.

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Chronic Bronchitis

Chronic bronchitis is a type of COPD with ongoing inflammation of the airways. Learn about symptoms, treatment, and more for better care.

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Differences Between Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema

Chronic bronchitis affects the airways; emphysema affects the air sacs. Learn about these two main subtypes of COPD. Many people who have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) wonder what the difference is between the two...

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Is It Asthma or Chronic Bronchitis?

Learn how chronic bronchitis is very different from asthma, but patients sometimes get labeled with this diagnosis early on before asthma is diagnosed. Chronic bronchitis is an ongoing condition characterized by a cough that occurs on most days of...

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Is Chronic Bronchitis Contagious?

Chronic bronchitis isn’t typically contagious, unlike cases of acute bronchitis. But people with chronic bronchitis may be more prone to contagious infections. Chronic bronchitis is one of the two main types of chronic obstructive lung disease...

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How Chronic Bronchitis Affects Your Body

Chronic bronchitis is characterized by inflammation of the airway and a cough that produces mucus lasting longer than three months. Chronic bronchitis refers to a cough with sputum (phlegm) production for at least three months in two consecutive...

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Symptoms of Chronic Bronchitis

One of the most common symptoms of chronic bronchitis is a productive cough. Other symptoms may including wheezing, shortness of breath, and more. Chronic bronchitis refers to inflammation and irritation of the bronchial tubes. It can be confused...

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