Looking for info and treatment for Mycobacterium abscessus
I have been on this forum for a while, being diagnosed with Bronchiectasis and mycobacterium Avium complex.
(MAC). Have been on treatment for Mac since June 2022 and attained culture conversion in November 2022 with plan of continuing the big three until the end of the year – if still clear at that point. Yesterday I got a curveball on a random sputum test that I did in August. That says I am still clear for Mac but now have mycobacterium abscess. I have an appointment with pulmonologist at UNC on Friday, September 29 luckily. However, I need some experienced advice/truth regarding treatment, success rate, the bottom line of how this is a game changer for me. Quite frankly, I am sick of researching this disease and
It’s effects on my physical health, emotional health, peace…