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Diagnosed of bronchiectasis, no help with antibiotics, still cough up white frothy phlegm, throat congested. Soltuion ?

I am diagnosed as having bronchiectasis after 22 years of haveing a persistent cough , however, every indication points at acid reflux . Anti-biotics do not seem to help and I am now coughing up mostly white frothy phlegm . For the first 20 years I did not cough up anything at all, then after getting several colds at my place of work, due to the air-conditioning, I now cough up phlegm, my throat is congested and at times I find it difficult to breath at night. I have just been discharged form a specialist in bronchiectasis. I do not think anyone knows what I have, it all started after I had a sinus operation.
Wed, 4 Sep 2013
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Hi,
Bronchiectasis is a very chronic condition where normal bronchioles and elasticity of lung tissues are affected.
to prevent breathing problems and coughing go for,
1, postural drainage of cough daily,
2, Deep breathing exercise daily for 10 minutes in the morning and in the evening.
Avoid smoking and junk food.
ok and take care.
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Diagnosed of bronchiectasis, no help with antibiotics, still cough up white frothy phlegm, throat congested. Soltuion ?

Hi, Bronchiectasis is a very chronic condition where normal bronchioles and elasticity of lung tissues are affected. to prevent breathing problems and coughing go for, 1, postural drainage of cough daily, 2, Deep breathing exercise daily for 10 minutes in the morning and in the evening. Avoid smoking and junk food. ok and take care.