Is There a Treatment for Chronic Bronchitis Cough?

Q:
Is there a treatment for chronic bronchitis cough?

A:
The main goals in the treatment of chronic bronchitis are to keep the airways open and functioning properly, to help clear the airways of mucus to avoid lung infections and to prevent further disability.

Treatment methods include:

-Quitting smoking
-Chest physiotherapy
-Corticosteroids
-Bronchodilators
-Postural Drainage
-Antibiotics (if a bacterial infection is present)
-Fluids (to help loosen mucus)
-Phosphodiesterase-4 Inhibitors

Consulting with a skilled doctor can better help you cope with chronic bronchitis.

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