Patient Comments: Acute Bronchitis - Experience

Please describe your experience with acute bronchitis.

Comment from: Teach, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 18

What started off as a sore throat turned into a painful cough that lasted 6 weeks. I was unable to sleep or work to my full ability due to the fact that the simple act of speaking irritated my throat. It was a deep cough that at times caused me to cough uncontrollably.

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Comment from: Sandy, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 10

I have been diagnosed with acute bronchitis and been fighting it for 3 days now but what I'm worried about are the headaches. They start at the back of the head to the front and the pain is excruciating to the point that it makes me cry and sends a sharp pain to my arm and it only happens when I cough or sneeze.

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Comment from: Eliza A, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 28

I am 69 and have had acute bronchitis two years in a row. I got it at the end of winter and have coughed each time for six weeks. I had a terrible rattle in my upper respiratory tubes which sounded like someone who had smoked all their lives. I have never smoked.

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