Chronic Bronchitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and More

Do I need surgery for my chronic bronchitis?

In some cases, surgery is needed in extensive lung damage to reduce the size of the lungs. This procedure is typically reserved for people with severe chronic bronchitis who have not responded to other treatment options.

In conclusion, while there is no cure for chronic bronchitis, options of treatment are many, both to improve the disease and to make life easier for the sufferer. These treatment options may include identifying and avoiding triggers, medications such as bronchodilators and corticosteroids, antibiotics for bacterial infections, oxygen, rehabilitation, and even surgery. Your doctor will be determine the best treatment plan for you when you discuss your condition with them.