Bronchitis happens when the bronchial tubes are inflamed in your lungs. The lining of the tubes forms mucus, which makes the coughs even worse. There are 2 different types of bronchitis: acute bronchitis and chronic bronchitis.

Acute bronchitis usually arises after a cold, and short-term. In contrast, chronic bronchitis lasts much longer and can cause serious complications to your health.

Acute bronchitis can usually go away after a few days with enough rest. However, sometimes medicines are required. As soon as you show some symptoms, it’s important to seek professional diagnosis and treatment in order to prevent serious or long-term complications.

AFC Urgent Care Swampscott is open 7 days a week during extended hours. We provide quality bronchitis treatment, administered by our well-trained and qualified providers. Feel free to call us at 781.691.9366.