Patient Comments: Bronchiectasis - Symptoms


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Comment from: Marlene, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: February 16

My main symptoms with bronchiectasis are persistent cough, fatigue from coughing and runny nose. I have had this problem for 29 years. It took the doctors and hospitals 20 years to diagnose it. I have not found any relief from it at all. For 11 months of these 29 years, often my cough produced a large amount of blood. Recently I read an article where a woman found relief by taking 1 tsp of black seed oil a day. She was not diagnosed with bronchiectasis but had all the same symptoms.

Comment from: Nomi, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: November 26

My symptoms of bronchiectasis are coughing, phlegm, feeling weak in my legs, sleepless nights, breathlessness, and headaches (due to coughing). I am newly diagnosed and am trying to find my new norms. I contracted dengue fever while in SE Asia several years ago that my specialist feels may have caused my condition.

Comment from: Warpony, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: August 20

My symptoms of bronchiectasis are coughing, wheezing, sputum, fever, chills and fatigue. Treatment was azithromycin, ethambutol, cimetidine, Flonase nasal spray and probiotic daily for two years. I have been on this regimen since January 2018. I am starting to feel better, less fatigue, no wheezing, and able to take a deep breath now.

Comment from: Anna K, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 25

My symptoms of bronchiectasis are chronic cough, nasal drip, and coughing till I gag. I cannot sleep lying down and feel very tired.

Comment from: keith, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: October 29

My symptoms of my bronchiectasis were persistent cough, and occasional back and chest pain. Main problem is 24 hour bouts of sudden runny nose leading to itchy nasal passage, and feeling like running a temperature and flushed.


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