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Ron Birkenhead, England, UK
Hi, I'm Ron, and I'm an ME/CFS survivor (so far anyway), 24 years and counting. I am, at the... More
meggymegos Lexington, North Carolina
My name is Meghann. I'm 28 years old and living with a lung disease called Bronchiectasis. I'm... More
jesscaandrews California
Hi Im Jessica.  My son was diagnosed with Bronchiectasis after failing 2 sweat tests and one... More
Mary W. Ayrshire, UK
I am a 63 year old divorced lady.  I live alone and am keen to retain good health in order... More

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What is Bronchiectasis? by Lauren B. Patient Expert . This condition is called bronchiectasis. Nearly 50% of all reported instances of bronchiectasis... of bronchiectasis is made prior to a formal diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Bronchiectasis can also develop...
Welcome to Bronchiectasis. by meggzzie Patient Expert all over these damn lungs. But bronchiectasis? The label makes it seem worse. I'm over reacting, clearly. What I'm... good. But I wanted to have a ridiculous increase. I don't care how stupid that sounds. Bronchiectasis...
Aradigm Enrolls First Patient for Bronchiectasis Treatment Trial by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert patient in the U.S. as part of its ORBIT-1 (Once-daily Respiratory Bronchiectasis Inhalation Treatment... bronchiectasis (BE) under a U.S. IND. This orphan disease indication is a chronic, severe respiratory disease...
Pain in COPDâ?¦. by Ron Patient Expert that COPD isn’t at all painful is very popular – and it’s wrong. Long before my asthma and bronchiectasis...
Dear Abbey — An Australian Profile in Courage by Bob Aronson Patient Expert   Bronchiectasis, a malady that seriously affects a person’s breathing.  Some say that the only way to explain what it’s like to have Bronchiectasis is to try breathing through a drinking straw all day and that’s...
The NHS is failing, so let’s blame the sick… by Ron Patient Expert would you like? One more thought. I’ve been seriously ill since the age of two (bronchiectasis and asthma, now rolled... with me – this is what “long-term sick” means to me (from, and including, bronchiectasis on down, any of these can kill...
Mixed Messages: When the Sweat Test Is Negative but the Symptoms Look Like CF by Lauren B. Patient Expert of lung or sinus tissue Chronic sinusitis Bronchiectasis Susceptibility... due to enlarged liver Wheezing and shortness of breath Chronic cough Bronchiectasis ...
Clubbed! by Dr. Indian Medic .. Patient Expert at that clubbing!!! Differentials were Severe pneumonia, Pulmonary tuberculosis, or Chronic bronchiectasis... bronchiectasis. ...
COPD Progress and Challenges 2009 by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert , and various degrees of lung inflammation throughout the lung parenchyma. More recently, bronchiectasis has been added... bacterial infections playing a more prominent role in bronchiectasis than with emphysema and chronic...
COPD Progress and Challenges 2009 by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert , and various degrees of lung inflammation throughout the lung parenchyma. More recently, bronchiectasis has been added... bacterial infections playing a more prominent role in bronchiectasis than with emphysema and chronic...

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Diagnosis ... Your doctor should refer you for lung and sputum tests if bronchiectasis is suspected. A chest X-ray such as a bronchograp ... » Read on
Introduction ... hese airways narrow smoothly towards the edges of each lung. In bronchiectasis these airways have been irreversibly damaged and ... » Read on