Got a cough that just won’t quit? You are not alone: Cough is the most common illness-related reason for ambulatory care visits, responsible for 2.7 million outpatient visits and more than 4 million emergency department trips every year.* You could have bronchitis, a very common problem that brings other symptoms like fatigue, discomfort, chills, and mucus output.
This lung-based inflammation may resolve itself, but could also develop into an unsafe medical episode that lasts weeks or months, requiring expert treatment. Symptoms will help a physician decide the best way to treat the condition, whether it be acute or chronic bronchitis. What symptoms are you seeing?
Take our quiz about the illness that strikes millions of Americans.
If you’ve been bothering loved ones with your persistent cough, struggling to sleep, and feeling generally lousy, do you know where to turn next? Connect with a board-certified Teladoc doctor online, or through your app or phone for resolution to your care needs. We’ll deliver high-quality care, any time of day, any day of the week.
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