is a disease where there is permanent enlargement of parts of the airways of the lung.
Treatments for Bronchiectasis
often is treated with medicines, , and physical (CPT). Your doctor may recommend surgery if the bronchiectasis is isolated to a section of lung or you have a lot of .
If the is widespread and causing , your doctor may recommend .
The goals of are to:Treat any underlying conditions and lung infections. Remove (a slimy substance) from your . Maintaining good helps with removal. Prevent complications.
Early diagnosis and of the underlying cause of may help prevent further lung damage.
In addition, any disease associated with the , such as or immunodeficiency, also should be treated.
Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics, bronchodilators, expectorants, or -thinning medicines to treat …