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bronchitis is inflammation of the tubes that carry air to the lungs (bronchial
tubes). When these tubes are inflamed, they swell and produce mucus. Acute
bronchitis usually develops rapidly and lasts 2 to 3 weeks in otherwise healthy
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMarch 25, 2017
Current as of:
March 25, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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