Table of Contents
- Acute bronchitis facts
- Acute bronchitis definition
- What is, and what are the causes of acute bronchitis?
- What are the symptoms of acute bronchitis?
- What are the risk factors for acute bronchitis?
- Is acute bronchitis contagious?
- How is acute bronchitis diagnosed?
- What treatments are there for acute bronchitis?
- Acute bronchitis home remedies
- Acute bronchitis medications
- When should I contact my doctor about acute bronchitis?
- What are the possible complications of acute bronchitis?
Quick GuideBronchitis Symptoms and Treatments
Is acute bronchitis contagious?
The majority of people with acute bronchitis are contagious if the cause is an infectious agent such as a virus or bacterium. People are usually less likely to be contagious as the symptoms wane. However, acute bronchitis that is caused by exposure to pollutants, tobacco smoke, or other environmental agents is not contagious. Continue Reading
CDC. Adult Treatment Guidelines: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections.
Medscape.com. Pediatric Bronchitis.
NIH. Management of uncomplicated acute bronchitis in adults.
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