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    Why do I get bronchitis every time I get a cold?

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    That is not uncommon. Colds are viral infections and most cases of bronchitis are viral as well. Some people who smoke are more likely to get a bronchial reaction or bronchitis. People with asthma may also be more prone to getting bronchitis.

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