Chronic obstructive bronchitis

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What is chronic obstructive bronchitis?

Chronic obstructive bronchitis, a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is present when there is clinical evidence that airflow obstruction is present. It is preceded by chronic bronchitis, defined as a productive cough for at least 3 months total duration over 2 years.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic obstructive bronchitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for chronic obstructive bronchitis

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Compare treatments taken by people with chronic obstructive bronchitis

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Who has chronic obstructive bronchitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 32 say chronic obstructive bronchitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 10
40s 20
50s 24
60s 25
70+ 25
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 14
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 26
Female 84

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 58
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from chronic obstructive bronchitis patients who have completed their condition history
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