Quelle est la cause de la bronchite ?

Quelle est la cause de la bronchite ?

Quelle est la cause de la bronchite ?

La bronchite aiguë est généralement causée par des virus attaquant de préférence les voies respiratoires. La muqueuse irritée devient alors plus vulnérable et d’autres germes tels que des bactéries peuvent s’installer, provoquant une surinfection. La bronchite aiguë peut évoluer vers la pneumonie.

Comment eviter d’avoir une bronchite ?

Comment prévenir la bronchite aiguë ? Lavez-vous les mains avant de manger afin d’éviter d’avaler les germes qu’elles peuvent porter. Mettez votre main devant la bouche avant de tousser pour éviter de contaminer les autres. Aérez régulièrement l’appartement ou la maison, même en hiver.

What are the treatment options for acute bronchitis?

  • Treatments include quitting smoking, vaccinations, rehabilitation, and often inhaled bronchodilators and steroids. Some people may benefit from long-term oxygen therapy. Acute bronchitis is one of the most common diseases. About 5% of adults are affected and about 6% of children have at least one episode a year.

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with bronchitis?

  • Per 100,000 of population the death rate of chronic bronchitis was 0.2.

What is bronchitis and what causes it?

  • Bronchitis occurs when the bronchioles (air-carrying tubes in the lungs) are inflamed and make too much mucus. There are two basic types of bronchitis: Chronic bronchitis is defined as cough productive of sputum that persists for three months out of the year for at least two consecutive years.

How do I know if it's bronchitis or covid-19?

  • If you have a new cough, fever, or shortness of breath, call your doctor to talk about whether it might be COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. With chronic bronchitis, your cough lasts for at least 3 months and comes back at least 2 years in a row. Most often, the same viruses that give you a cold or the flu cause acute bronchitis.

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