Can Bronchitis Turn Into Pneumonia?

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Bronchitis - acute


The goal of treatment is to relieve the symptoms.

In otherwise healthy people, antibiotics should only be prescribedafter 10-14 days of persistent cough. At that point, a bacterial infection or presence of sinusitis should be considered.

Medications called bronchodilators thatopen constricted air passages in the lungs (albuterol) are prescribed for patients with wheezing.

Decongestants (such as pseudoephedrine) may also...

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