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Causes of Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic bronchitis can occur any time during the year, but it occurs most often during the cold and flu season, usually coupled with an upper respiratory infection.
Is Chronic Bronchitis Contagious?
Chronic bronchitis describes a group of symptoms (including airway inflammation, over-production of phlegm, and cough), which can have various causes and are the result of repeated injury or irritation to the lungs.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/3/2015
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