Bronchiectasis is a chronic condition where the walls of the bronchi are thickened from inflammation and infection. People with bronchiectasis have periodic flare-ups of breathing difficulties, called exacerbations.
Learn About Bronchiectasis
What is bronchiectasis and is it serious? See what it means to have this chronic condition.Learn more
Bronchiectasis Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors
Learn what causes bronchiectasis, how to identify its signs and symptoms, and how to reduce your risk.Learn more
Diagnosing and Treating Bronchiectasis
Find out what to expect from your doctor and how bronchiectasis is treated.Learn more
Living with Bronchiectasis
Bronchiectasis is a long-term condition with symptoms that need to be managed over many years.Learn more
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bronchiectasis
Making notes before your visit, as well as taking along a trusted family member or friend, can help you through the first appointment with your doctor. Here are questions to ask about bronchiectasis.Learn more
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