NTM Lung Disease
Learn about NTM Lung Disease
NTM lung infection occurs when a person inhales the organism from their environment. Most people do not become ill but in some susceptible individuals, a progressive and destructive disease can develop.
Symptoms and Diagnosis of NTM Lung Disease
The symptoms caused by NTM infection can vary from person to person but may include severe cough, fatigue, and weight loss that won’t go away or get worse, despite treatment.
Treating and Managing NTM Lung Disease
Treatments for NTM vary depending on the type of infection and severity of the disease. Working with a health care team experienced in treating NTM can help find a treatment option that works for you.
Tips for Living with NTM Lung Disease
Learn what you can expect when living with NTM lung disease, get tips on talking to your health care provider about your treatment options.
NTM Lung Disease Resources and Videos
This library includes videos and other resources for patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease and their families.