Acute Bronchitis - Complications

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What are the possible complications of acute bronchitis?

Complications of acute bronchitis are infrequent but include pneumonia (viral and/or bacterial), chronic bronchitis, asthma, and sinusitis. In addition, depending on the pathogen, complications include tuberculosis, pertussis (whooping cough), and other infectious lung diseases.

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Comment from: snowman, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 03

With acute bronchitis, I had bacterial infection, mucus in chest and breathing problems. I take albuterol in nebulizer and that helps.

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Comment from: kris, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: May 21

This is my first time having bronchitis. I got sick on my birthday a couple of days ago. At first it started off as a sore throat so I thought, ok I get sick like this when the weather changes, and the next day my nose was stopped up I had nose bleeds, chest pain, and pain in my ribs. So I went to the hospital and found I have bronchitis. It"s hard to sleep while taking this medicine because I"m a mother and I do a lot of running around and I"m scared my son might catch it too and he"s only 1 year old.

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