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Acute Bronchitis Learning Center
Bronchitis is inflammation of the main air passages to the lungs. Bronchitis may be short-lived (acute) or chronic, meaning that it lasts a long time and often recurs. See also: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
People often develop acute bronchitis after a viral chest infection. Blue-colored lips ankle or foot swelling can result.
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