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Lung diseases

Bronchitis

09/08/2009

Question:

Does having bronchitis 3 times in one year do any thing to your lungs? Could it cuase any damage to be done to my lungs?

Answer:

Probably not doing significant damage to your lungs, but certainly could be a sign of underlying lung disease like COPD or asthma. It would probably be worthwhile to make sure your physician knows about this.

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Response by:

James   Knepler, MD James Knepler, MD
Formerly, Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati