Bronchiectasis

What is bronchiectasis?

 

Bronchiectasis may be a condition wherever the bronchial tubes of your lungs area unit for good broken, widened, and thickened.

These broken air passages allow bacterium and secretion to make up and pool in your lungs. This leads to frequent infections and blockages of the airways.

There is no cure for bronchiectasis, however it's manageable. With treatment, you'll usually live a standard life.

However, flare-ups should be treated quickly to take care of gas flow to the remainder of your body and stop more respiratory organ injury.

 

Symptoms

  • chronic daily cough
  • coughing up blood
  • abnormal sounds or wheezing in the chest with breathing
  • shortness of breath
  • chest pain
  • coughing up large amounts of thick mucus every day
  • weight loss
  • fatigue
  • change in the structure of fingernails and toenails, known as clubbing
  • frequent respiratory infections

 

 

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