Patient Comments: NTM Lung Disease - Experience


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Comment from: KK, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: January 08

I have bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis (CF). I moved to Florida almost 3 years ago and May of 2018 I developed MAC (Mycobacterium avium complex). I have had at least 3 bouts of it coughing up a lot of blood. Each time it gets worse. Right now I'm in transition to see a new CF doctor.

Comment from: Ellen1948, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: November 20

After radiation therapy for breast cancer, I developed nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease. I had severe night sweats, weight loss, productive cough, weakness, and fatigue. I was an invalid.


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