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How can I treat my bronchitis symptoms?

How you treat your bronchitis depends on your specific symptoms. The goal is to relieve those that are the most bothersome. Your doctor might recommend these treatments for bronchitis:

  • breathing in warm and moist air using humidifier or a warm shower
  • over-the-counter pain medications, including Tylenol and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • over-the-counter cough and cold medicines

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