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What is the role of an ID doctor?

MAC & Bronchiectasis | Last Active: Sep 14 7:49pm | Replies (12)

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@sueinmn

When I was temporarily without a pulmonologist (long story, but he "fired" me), my primary stepped in to treat exacerbations until I got a new doc. Is that an option for you?
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Yes, I do have a primary doctor, but I think I would have to clue her in how to treat me. I’ve only seen her for my annual checkups and this past spring was the first one since being diagnosed with MAC. Of course she was unfamiliar with MAC and bronchiectasis. From what I’ve learned from webinars and these forums is that I should not be treated with azithromycin ( if she feels I need antibiotics) or steroids. Am I correct?