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Get Bronchitis Treatment
With our same day bronchitis treatment service, you can meet with an online doctor and have your bronchitis treated within minutes. Instead of going to your doctor in person you can conveniently meet with a top PlushCare doctor online and get diagnosed and prescribed any necessary medication.
Bronchitis can be caused by an infection or irritating substance, such as inhaled smoke. Common infections that lead to bronchitis are caused by respiratory viruses, like the type of virus that causes the common cold. Occasionally bronchitis can also be caused by a bacterial infection.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the symptoms of bronchitis?
The key signs of bronchitis are observed in your chest and lungs. These symptoms, especially a cough, can last for several weeks. They include: Chest discomfort, cough, shortness of breath. Due to the inflammation, you may also have symptoms typical of an illness like the flu such as: Fatigue, nasal congestion, sore throat, low fever and chills.
What causes bronchitis?
Usually, the cause of bronchitis is a contagious viral infection. The virus may enter through your nose or mouth, and work its way down to your throat. As the infection enters the lining of the bronchial tubes, your immune system begins to fight back. As a result, swelling occurs and mucus is produced. Common ways to catch a virus are from breathing in contaminated air. Spending time in close proximity to someone carrying the virus puts you at higher risk.
How can I lower my chances of bronchitis?
There are few steps you can take to help prevent contracting bronchitis. In general, it is easiest to avoid viral infections by practicing good hygiene. Washing your hands thoroughly with soap kills and removes contagious viruses from your hands, and should be done before eating. If you smoke tobacco products, the best way to lower your chances of developing bronchitis is to quit. Smoking damages the bronchial tubes and slows down the healing process. Get help quitting smoking here.
Is bronchitis contagious?
Bronchitis is contagious if caused by a viral illness, like the flu, or bacterial infection. If bronchitis is caused by environmental factors and not an infection, then bronchitis is not contagious. Since the majority of cases are contagious, it is important to take necessary precautions to prevent getting others sick.
When should I see a doctor for bronchitis?
If your cough does not go away in a few days or is getting worse, consult a doctor about your treatment options. Your bronchitis may be bacterial in which case you’ll need an antibiotic prescription. A doctor can also prescribe medication for symptom management and recommend home remedies. A PlushCare doctor can diagnose and treat your condition online. They can write you a prescription and will electronically send it to the pharmacy of your choice.
What are home remedies for bronchitis?
Some good home remedies to lessen the painful symptoms of bronchitis include: Drinking plenty of fluids to optimize the abilities of your immune system, avoid caffeine and alcohol, both of which dehydrate your body, get plenty of rest, try taking over the counter pain relievers – some popular brands include Tylenol and Advil. These drugs reduce inflammation, lower your fever, and relieve pain. Use a humidifier in your home to reduce the intake of dry air, and cough up mucus, as this type of cough helps clear your bronchial tubes.
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DR. Allan Marks has helped my daughter two times and we cannot recommend them enough. My daughter has ADHD and can't wait in a waiting room forever. This was the fastest and easiest way to get my daughter diagnosed and pick up a script. One time we used this service when no other doctor was open. Plush care was available! My daughter didn't have to even leave the house in 6 degree weather (would have made her MORE SICK). She had severe sinus infection and Dr. was not only clear and nice but looked up holiday pharmacy hours ahead of time to make sure I could pick up the script in time! AWESOME! 2nd time went just as smooth. Thank you!
Wow. Wow. Wow. This is so easy and quick. I had a cold virus that turned into a sinus infection. I pulled over on my way to a meeting to video chat w a doctor. He was attentive, kind, and efficient. After a few questions, he diagnosed my ailment. The call took less than 10 mins. Prescription was at the pharmacy later that day. I will be a client for a long time. Thank you.
I never review Apps, but this has been the quickest and most convenient doctor experience(s) I’ve ever had. It cost me no more than what I would have paid to visit an office. I’ve had two appointments and one was done in the comfort of my own living room and the second on my break at work. As a full time worker, full time student, and full time mom, the convenience cannot be beat. I met with Dr. Saremi who is very personable and kind. He immediately resolved my reasons for calling during both appointments. He was competent and trustworthy and valued my time. Can’t recommend this enough.