What is Bronchiectasis?

Bronchiectasis is a disease state defined by localized, irreversible dilation of part of the bronchial tree caused by destruction of the muscle and elastic tissue. It is classified as an obstructive lung disease, along with emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, and cystic fibrosis.

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I am diagnosed as having bronchiectasis after 22 years of haveing a persistent cough , however, every indication points at acid reflux ....

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Bronchiectasis is a very chronic condition where normal bronchioles and elasticity of lung tissues are affected.
to prevent breathing problems...

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Hi , my girlfriend was diagnosed with bronchiectasis 5 years ago , now is 25. We want to have a baby but i am not dificuld can be for her...

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Thanks for your question on HCM.
I advice you to consult pulmonologist befire planning pregnancy and get done
1. HRCT thorax
2. PFT (pulmonary...

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