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Chronic Bronchitis Symptoms
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When to Seek Medical Care for Chronic Bronchitis
When to call the doctor for chronic bronchitis
Chronic bronchitis can be diagnosed by your doctor. If you have been diagnosed with chronic bronchitis, see doctor if the following symptoms occur:
When to go to the hospital for chronic bronchitis
Go to a hospital's emergency department immediately if the following symptoms occur:
Chronic Bronchitis Diagnosis
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Health-care professionals diagnose chronic bronchitis on the basis of the patient's symptoms and physical examination. By definition, chronic bronchitis must persist for most days of the month, for at least three months, and at least two years in a row. A history of smoking is also pertinent in making the diagnosis.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/3/2015
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