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Causes of Chronic Bronchitis

List of causes of Chronic Bronchitis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Chronic Bronchitis) that could possibly cause Chronic Bronchitis includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Chronic bronchitis

Chronic Bronchitis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Chronic Bronchitis:

Chronic Bronchitis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Chronic Bronchitis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Chronic Bronchitis:

Chronic Bronchitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Chronic Bronchitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Chronic Bronchitis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Chronic Bronchitis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Chronic Bronchitis. Our database lists the following as having Chronic Bronchitis as a complication of that condition:

Chronic Bronchitis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Chronic Bronchitis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Chronic Bronchitis. Our database lists the following as having Chronic Bronchitis as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Chronic Bronchitis?

Causes: Chronic Bronchitis: The number one cause of chronic bronchitis is smoking. Other contributing factors in its development or exacerbation (increase in severity) include long-term exposure to other lung irritants, such as air pollution, chemical fumes, or dust. It is also recommended to avoid long-term exposure to second hand smoke. Chronic bronchitis can also develop after having multiple respiratory infections. These include pneumonia which can also complicate or exacerbate (worsen) chronic bronchitis.

Medical news summaries relating to Chronic Bronchitis:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Chronic Bronchitis:

Related information on causes of Chronic Bronchitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Chronic Bronchitis may be found in:


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