• Nurse Dawn January 18, 2013
    Nurse Dawn
    January 18, 2013

    USUALLY astmatic bronchitis is not contagious.  It can, however, be caused by a bacteria or virus that is contagious ask your docor, he will guide you.  It is usally caused by an inability to clear mucous.  Bacteria and viruses love to grow in the collected mucous.  Bronchospasm is definately not contagious.  It is a muscle spasm-nothing more. 


    I have had asthmatic bronchitis more times that I can count.  I work with high risk children who can get sick easily and have never given bronchitis to any of them.


    Hope this helps.

You should know Answers to your question are meant to provide general health information but should not replace medical advice you receive from a doctor. No answers should be viewed as a diagnosis or recommended treatment for a condition. Content posted by community members does not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media, which also reserves the right to remove material deemed inappropriate.