Patient Comments: Bronchitis - Treatments

What treatment was effective for your bronchitis?

Comment from: Tina, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 25

I too suffer with Acute Bronchitis unusually it hits me when the weather changes. I have it year round. Every other month I'm in the Dr.'s office. The E.N.T. took my tonsils out when I was 30 and now I'm 42. I still suffer but not nearly like I was before. Before I had them out I was at his office once a week, but now every other month if the weather changes. I do all the remedies; the vapor patch, inhaler, vaporizer, tea w/honey and gargle w/peroxide and salt. Within 3-4 days I'm all better. Hope this helps!!!

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Comment from: sunny, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 12

This is the second time I've been diagnosed with Bronchitis, yesterday I went to the doctor. I had shortness of breath and a bad cough. X-rays were taken. The pain when I coughed was unbearable. What scared me was the last time I had Bronchitis it took 5 months to leave I was allergic to sulfa and at that time they wanted to prescribe it, I lost approximately 15 pounds. People thought I had cancer. This time they gave me antibiotics and an inhaler. I'm hoping the meds are better than 10 years ago.

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Comment from: Karen, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 25

I suffer from sinusitis once a year. I put a washcloth in a bowl with water, and microwave it for one minute. I let it cool slightly, and apply to my chest. Vaporub works well too. I also use an expectorant to bring up phlegm, and take hot baths with Eucalyptus and lemon balm. I think hot soup helps too. I find this now helps me with bronchitis.

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Comment from: nick5228, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 11

Levaquin as prescribed by your doctor is the best antibiotic for the treatment of bronchitis as well as pneumonia. Typically, the cycle of infection will be broken within two or three days.

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