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Acute Bronchitis

Acute Bronchitis Causes

It is said to be caused by viruses such as the respiratory syncytial virus, rhinovirus, influenza and may be a result of smoking and fumes.

Acute Bronchitis Definition

Acute Bronchitis is a medical condition that is characterized by the inflammation of the large bronchi tubes in the lungs.

Acute Bronchitis Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through physical examination, chest X-ray, examination of the sputum, and blood tests.

Acute Bronchitis Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes coughing with sputum, shortness of breathing or dyspnea, wheezing, chest pains, fatigue and malaise.

Acute Bronchitis Treatment

Treatment includes administration of antibiotics, anti histamines and cough syrup including cessation of the cause like smoking cigarettes and tobaccos.

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