Brochiectasis and Autoimmune Disease attacking the Lungs
Hi. I’m new to this group. I registered in autoimmune and then I saw this group. I was diagnosed bronchiectasis in 2005 … it was just starting then. But I have
Asthma since childhood. On 2014
I was further diagnosed to have interstitial pneumonitis. And on June 2018 my doctors confirmed I have autoimmune disease attacking my lungs. This confirmation finally found a solution to my never ending lung infections. Although I continue to suffer frequent lung infections my asthma attacks are milder. But I am
On continuing antibiotics for my frequent infections and steroids and Cellcept for my autoimmune. My pulmonologist advises me to keep my lungs clean … meaning to expel as much phlegm by nebulizing so my bronchiectasis does
Not act up. Easier said but end result seems to be a losing fight for me. I am paranoid too about going out of my home afraid to catch just a single germ … with so many viruses going around. But I would like to live a more normal life. Any suggestions ?