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5 hours ago Symptoms of bronchiectasis can take months or years to develop, and gradually become worse. The two primary symptoms are a cough and daily production of mucus (sputum). Other symptoms typically include: Coughing up yellow or green mucus daily; Shortness of breath that gets worse during flare-ups;

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7 hours ago Bronchiectasis is a lung condition that causes coughing up of mucus. It is (pronounced brong-kee- ek -t uh -sis). In the lungs, the bronchi are the passages that allow air to enter the lungs. In bronchiectasis, the inside surfaces of the bronchi get thicker over time from inflammation that leave scars. Thicker walls cause mucus to collect in

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6 hours ago Symptoms. The initial airway damage that leads to bronchiectasis often begins in childhood. However, symptoms may not appear until months or even years after you start having repeated lung infections. Daily production of large amounts of sputum (spit), which you cough up and which may have mucus, trapped particles, and pus.

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9 hours ago Bronchiectasis is a chronic disease that gets worse over time. But with proper care and treatment, you can manage it. Learn more about bronchiectasis symptoms, …

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8 hours ago Symptoms of bronchiectasis can take months or even years to develop. Some typical symptoms include: chronic daily cough. coughing up blood. atypical sounds or wheezing in your chest with breathing

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7 hours ago Over time, the airways become stretched out, flabby and scarred and unable to move air in and out. Bronchiectasis usually begins in childhood, but symptoms may not appear until months or even years after you have started having repeated lung infections. Symptoms. The most common signs and symptoms are: Daily cough, over months or years

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6 hours ago Signs and symptoms of bronchiectasis may mirror other lung conditions but there are certain things your doctor will look for to determine a positive diagnosis. Read More. Treating and Managing Bronchiectasis. Bronchiectasis is a chronic condition that needs to be managed over time. A combination of medication and physical therapy can help

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2 hours ago Sputum (phlegm) Having a chronic cough and phlegm are symptoms of bronchiectasis. This could be described as ‘normal’ for people who have the condition. Some people however, have very little phlegm unless they have an infection, or may only produce phlegm first …

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Just Now Bronchiectasis what are the stages and symptoms. I was diagnosed with bronchiectasis about the time that Covid hit the US and the pulmonologist are overworked, so I have lots of unanswered questions. I also am taking Bisoprolol Fumarate 2.5 mg (a beta blocker) for heart issues. This is the 3rd cardiac med that has been prescribed in hopes of

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6 hours ago For either acute bronchitis or chronic bronchitis, signs and symptoms may include: Cough. Production of mucus (sputum), which can be clear, white, yellowish-gray or green in color — rarely, it may be streaked with blood. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. Slight fever and chills. Chest discomfort.

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6 hours ago MORE: Find out more about the common signs and symptoms of bronchiectasis. Persistent Cough. A persistent cough where the patient frequently coughs up yellow or green mucus. The cough is due to the build-up of excessive mucus that becomes trapped in the lungs. A prolonged cough can also lead to other issues such as incontinence or …

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4 hours ago Bronchiectasis symptoms don't have triggers like allergies or asthma do. Instead, the damage to the airways is permanent and can have a number of causes. One of the most common is cystic fibrosis; others include infections, a compromised immune system,

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7 hours ago Español. Bronchiectasis is a condition that occurs when the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs get damaged, causing them to widen and become loose and scarred. These tubes are called airways. Bronchiectasis usually results from an infection or other condition that injures the walls of your airways or prevents the airways themselves

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1 hours ago Both of these conditions cause shortness of breath or rapid breathing and increased heart rate. Bronchiectasis can be so severe that it affects all parts of the airways. It can also result in cardiovascular disease and death. Exacerbations (flareups) may include increased cough, sputum, shortness of breath (dyspnea), fever, changes in

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5 hours ago Bronchiectasis: Understanding symptoms; Bronchiectasis: Understanding symptoms. Posted by tshubby @tshubby, Jan 8, 2018 . Hello everyone. I am so glad to have found this group with so many knowledgable and caring members who know about bronchiectasis. My name is John and I am T’s hubby (hence the username).

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1 hours ago Symptoms of bronchiectasis vary for each person and in rare cases, a patient may not experience any symptoms at all. However, common symptoms may include: Cough, which worsens when lying down. Shortness of breath. Abnormal chest sounds. Weakness. Weight loss. Fatigue. Discolored or foul smelling mucus, or mucus that contains blood.

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5 hours ago Causes & Symptoms Causes. Bronchiectasis may be caused by cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic condition that results in long-lasting lung infections and reduced ability to breathe.CF gets worse over time. However, approximately one third of the time, a …

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Does bronchiectasis ever go away?

You could have flare-ups of severe breathing problems (your doctor may call them exacerbations) from time to time. Bronchiectasis is a long-term (or chronic) disease that gets worse over time. There’s no cure, but you can live with it for a long time. Coughing and shortness of breath are common symptoms of bronchiectasis.

Is bronchiectasis a serious illness?

Bronchiectasis is a serious disease. Without treatment, respiratory failure or heart failure can occur. However, early diagnosis and treatment can help control symptoms and prevent the disease from getting worse.

How serious is bronchiectasis?

Complications of bronchiectasis are rare, but they can be serious. One of the most serious complications is coughing up large amounts of blood, caused by one of the blood vessels in the lungs splitting. This problem can be life-threatening and may require emergency surgery to treat it.

Why is bronchiectasis caused by smoking?

Smoking does not cause bronchiectasis, but it can make your condition and symptoms much worse. There is help available for you to stop smoking and alternatives to make quitting easier. Talk to your healthcare professional about how they can support you.

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