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Bronchitis is a condition in which the airways from the lungs become inflamed. Most commonly, the condition is caused from a virus. The condition in its acute form normally lasts a few days to just under two weeks. In some cases, particularly in smokers, the condition may be chronic in nature, lasting three months or more at a time or recurring regularly.
Typically in acute cases, bronchitis treatment is little more than
Bronchitis is one condition that comes it two types, acute (short duration of a few days to up to three weeks) and chronic (a minimum of three month duration recurring two years in a row or more). The condition is characterized by the inflammation of the mucus membranes in the bronchial passages to the lungs. Coughing (sometimes bad enough to lead to coughing up blood) can occur when the swelling and thickening become excessive as the smaller airways become overly narrowed or even shut off entirely for periods of time