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What is the difference between Allergic Bronchitis and Asthma ?

Hi, May I know the difference between Allergic Bronchitis and Asthma? I am little confused about these two? Please advise. Thanks.
Asked On : Wed, 4 May 2011
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hi.. welcome to healthcaremagic
allergic brochitis: it is a chronic respiratory problem characterised by cough and generally occurs when u r exposed to some allergens like pollen,dust mites.cotton, can only be prevented by getting your allergy tests done and treated it history is usually present..if not treated it leads to asthma.
asthma:it is very acute and usually occurs in the late night or early is because of highly sensitive respiratory tract to allergens or exposure to cold weather..
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