Bronchitis: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Get vaccinated with flu and pneumonia vaccines
  • Avoiding tobacco smoke and exposure to second hand smoke
  • Quit smoking as smoking irritates the bronchial tubes and lowers their resistance
  • Avoiding people who are sick with colds or the flu
  • Washing hands regularly and properly to prevent the spread of germs
  • Avoiding cold, damp locations or areas with a lot of air pollution
  • Cover your face with a mask when you are around people who are coughing and sneezing.
  • Keep the surroundings clean free from germs
Encephalitis prevention

Watch Out

  • High fever
  • Thick greenish mucus with bad smell

When to See Doctor

  • Severe chest pain
  • Cough along with blood
Consult a doctor if you experience symptoms like
  • Sever cough on most days
  • Coughing up blood
  • High fever or shaking chills
  • Difficulty in breathing along with chest pain
  • Thick, greenish mucus with bad smell

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