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Bronchitis Treatment Overview

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Care Plan

1

First steps to consider

  • Mild to moderate viral bronchitis can often be treated at home.
  • You can try at-home strategies and OTC cough medicines or lozenges.
2

When you may need a provider

  • You have a fever (above 100.4 F), your cough is hard to control, or you’re coughing up a lot of thick mucus or blood. You may have bacterial bronchitis, which needs antibiotics.
  • You are wheezing.

Emergency Care

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Call 911 or go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Serious breathing problems or wheezing
  • Racing heart
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting

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