Bronchitis

Pulmones

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining in the bronchial tubes. This is the airways that connect the windpipe (trachea) to the lungs.

Acute bronchitis is usually a short illness that commonly develops from a severe cold or following other viral infections.
Chronic bronchitis can last months or years and can be cause by several factors, that include cigarrete smoking, air pollution and industrial dusts and fumes.


Symptoms

The main sign of bronchitis is a cough that brings up yellowish-gray or green mucus (sputum) and trouble breathing.


Diagnosis

Diagnosis procedures may include:


Treatment

Treatment may include:

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