Is Bronchitis Contagious For Adults?

Is bronchitis contagious for adults?

Whether bronchitis contagious depends on the type of bronchitis instead of the age of the infected.

There are two types of bronchitis:

  • Chronic bronchitis is not contagious because things that irritate your lungs, like dust, chemicals, or smoke from a fire or cigarettes, usually cause it.
  • Acute bronchitis is usually contagious because it is usually caused by cold or flu viruses and these viruses are contagious.

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