This is commonly known as ‘acute bronchitis’.
This is the infection of the bronchi in the lungs. It is known as a lower respiratory tract infection.
You may be at increased risk and need immediate antibiotics if you are:
More than 80 years old and have one of the following risks:
- Hospitalized in past year
- Taking oral steroids
- You have congestive heart failure
Or, if you are more than 65 years old and have 2 of the above risk factors.
Symptoms of chest infection
- Shortness of breath
Treatment of chest infection
- Cough mixtures
- Pain relief
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