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At the urgent care center, Donald Mincey said, a doctor diagnosed Connor with wheezing bronchitis and prescribed a nebulizer machine that delivers a medicinal mist to help patients breathe.
Shelley Rhodes works at a Staples store in London and landed in Madison Health on Halloween with a bad case of bronchitis.
Others, however, develop complications such as sinus infections, bronchitis or pneumonia.
Cases of bronchitis, asthma and pneumonia are rising.
The flu virus can cause complications, developing into pneumonia or bronchitis, which sometimes result in death.
The general consensus, based on hospital records, is that more smoke means more trips to the doctor for things like asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, COPD, and heart failure.
The gray-haired woman, a college professor at the University of Puerto Rico, was recently diagnosed with bronchitis and sepsis.
But bronchitis is hard to maintain on any kind of regular basis just to please the lonely faction of my male listeners.
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The bronchial tubes carry air into the tiny branches and smaller cells of the lungs. In bronchitis, the tubes become sore and you develop a deep cough. Bronchitis caused by bacteria can be treated with antibiotics, but there's no drug treatment for the more common kind caused by a virus. A bout of bronchitis may involve a couple of weeks of coughing (with no laughing allowed), weakness, and loss of energy and interest in doing things. Apart from that, bronchitis is rarely serious—at least if it doesn't progress to pneumonia.
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