By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
Bronchi are the tubes of your respiratory system which carry air to and from your lungs. Bronchitis is an inflammation of your bronchial tubes. It can be either acute or chronic. It is a very common condition which develops following cold or other respiratory infections.
Acute bronchitis improves in quick time, often within 7-10 days although the cough may persist longer. It is also called as chest cold.
Chronic bronchitis is more serious compared to its acute counterpart. In this there is constant inflammation or irritation of the lining of bronchial tubes. This is often caused in smokers. The patient may have repeated bouts of bronchitis and needs medical attention. This condition is included in COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
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