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Bronchitis & Cough Treatment
Bronchitis and Cough Treatment at AFC Urgent Care Boulder
Bronchitis and Cough Treatment near Boulder, Valmont, and Erie, CO
Bronchitis falls between a cold and pneumonia in terms of symptoms, but it’s generally very easy to treat. When the tubes carrying air in your lungs have too much mucus on them, that is considered bronchitis. Acute bronchitis normally lasts 10 to 14 days, but it’s important to get treated at AFC Boulder in the meantime.
AFC Urgent Care Boulder never requires appointments for urgent care patients. You can receive a diagnosis of symptoms and prescription for medication all in a same-day visit. Visit AFC Boulder today for cough and bronchitis treatment!
Treating Bronchitis near Valmont, CO
Acute bronchitis can be caused by a viral infection or bacteria. It can occur after a bout of the flu or by itself. It’s a contagious illness regardless of the cause, so it’s important to receive treatment to keep others safe. If you’re suffering from a frequent cough, a lack of energy, a fever, and shortness of breath, you likely have acute bronchitis.
Our providers at AFC Boulder will look at a patient's medical history, ask questions about their symptoms, and potentially take scans with our digital x-ray to diagnose bronchitis. From there, our providers will recommend OTC medications to help with symptoms or prescribe an antibiotic, depending on the cause.
Rest is crucial while recovering from bronchitis. If you find yourself tired, it’s important to give your body the opportunity to rest. Medications may help, but rest is imperative.
Receive Bronchitis Treatment at AFC Boulder
AFC Urgent Care Boulder has low wait times for all urgent care patients. You will be in and out with proper care and treatment for your ailment at our center. We’re open seven days a week for added convenience to all patients in the area.
For more information on treating bronchitis, call or visit our center today. We can be reached at (720) 961-9700.
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.