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Are sinus congestion and the deep cough mostly at night signs of bronchitis?

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Dr. Jnikolla

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Posted on Wed, 5 Sep 2018 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: I have a deep congested cough, mostly at night while trying to sleep. I have no fever or body aches, just slight sinus congestion and the deep cough. Could it be bronchitis?
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Answered by Dr. Jnikolla 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
a common cold

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I can understand your concern

As you explain the history I don't think this might be a bronchitis. Usually this appearance with these symptoms is due to viral situation. Bronchitis is with more severe signs and symptoms instead.

I would recommend you to continue the current treatment which are relievers of the airways and you will feel better again after some days and a lot of liquids too.

Hope to have been helpful

Take care,
Dr. Jnikolla, Pulmonologist
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