Bronchitis

About- Bronchitis which may be either acute or chronic is an inflammation of the lining of bronchial tubes, the air passages between the mouth and nose and the lungs.

Symptoms-
 Aches and pains
 Chest tightness
 Chills
 Cough (either dry or bringing up phlegm)
 Fatigue
 Headache
 Runny or blocked nose
 Shortness of breath
 Low fever
 Sore throat
 Wheezing

Causes-
Bronchitis can be caused by either a virus (more common) or bacteria.

Risk Factors
 Smoking
 Long-term exposure to air pollution, dust, and fumes from the environment
 Severe heartburn
 Week immune system

Specialists to Visit
 Pediatrician

 General Physician

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Bronchitis
References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://medlineplus.gov
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au

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