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Acute Bronchitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Remedies, Treatment, and Cure

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What were your symptoms of acute bronchitis and how long did they last? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Helen, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

Severe cough, which didn't come up, was my symptom of bronchitis. April 19, 2018 is the start date. I was getting worse. Before starting cough I felt like I started with allergies of ear and throat. Then it became a cough. Very hard to come up and blow my nose so much. As days went by I got worse. So I decided to go to the emergency room and they found acute bronchitis.

Comment from: Barky, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 07

I have had bronchitis for over 4 weeks now. I have been on antibiotics and steroids and inhalers. It went away for a week and now is back worse than before. My doctor just keeps giving me expensive inhalers. I have such tightness in my chest. I am tired of it. I wonder if I should do another round of antibiotics and steroids.

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