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How is acute bronchitis treated?

Many cases of acute bronchitis will clear up on their own. There are some things you can do at home to relieve your symptoms such as: getting plenty of rest; avoiding cigarette smoke, and; drinking plenty of fluids. Some over-the-counter medications, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen, may help to relieve some of the symptoms of acute bronchitis. Decongestants may also help to relieve a blocked nose.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Pneumonia


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