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Bronchitis is when the line the bronchial tubes become inflamed. As with the common cold, virtually everyone has had bronchitis at some time. It usually is caused by a viral infection that spreads to the bronchi. There are several types of bronchitis; the most common types are acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is the inflammation of mucous membranes of the bronchial tubes, it usually only lasts a few days. Chronic bronchitis is when acute bronchitis …

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…a prescription cough medicine not prescribed to them They should also avoid irritants to their airways, such as tobacco smoke. In conclusion bronchitis is a disease of the respiratory tract that can be prevented if people stay away for irritants and cigarette smoke. Most people donít die from bronchitis. But, it does lead to diseases like emphysema and pneumonia. So people should avoid getting bronchitis. Bibliography ALA.com Anatomy and Phisiology by Norman Harris