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I have Bronchitis with asthma, went to an emergency clinic

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I have Bronchitis with asthma, went to an emergency clinic on monday and the md prescribed, antibiotics, steroids and nebulizer treatments however, tomorrow is my last day with meds (at least antibiotics and steroids) and Im still coughing like crazy and with shortness of breath, should I go to the ER?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Yes yuo should.

Your symptoms did not improve.

That means resistant bacterial infection.

Or a viral infection to begin with.

Re evaluation is required.

Stronger antibiotic with a longer steroid slow taper course may be needed.
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