Bronchitis Diagnosis

Bronchitis Treatment & Diagnosis

Bronchitis medicine

Getting tests done for acute bronchitis is really not necessary due to the disease fairly easy to detect by way of your symptoms and a routine physical exam. All it takes is the doctor using a stethoscope to detect the presence of a rattling sound  in the upper airways of your lungs as you breathe. If bronchitis is suspected, the doctor will most likely order a series of chest x-rays to determine how much damage has been done to the lungs. Your doctor will then do a pulmonary function test to see how your lungs are doing. Your blood oxygen level may also get checked with a small sensor that attaches to your finger. Read more »

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