People at Risk for Complications From Acute Bronchitis
People who are at risk for developing complications from
acute bronchitis include those who:
Have other medical conditions, especially certain
lung (pulmonary) diseases such as
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),
asthma, cystic fibrosis, or
bronchiectasis. People who have other respiratory diseases are more likely to get acute bronchitis.
Smoke or live with someone who
Have had an
injury to the chest wall, such as a rib fracture.
impaired immune system.
Acute bronchitis in these people is more serious and may be treated differently from acute bronchitis in otherwise healthy people.
Recommended Related to Lung Disease/Respiratory Problems
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