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Thu, Nov 14 6:38pm · (MAC/MAI) MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX PULMONARY DISEASE/BRONCHIECTASIS in MAC & Bronchiectasis

I drink ginger tea by triple leaf teas. It’s available online as well.

Thu, Oct 31 8:58am · (MAC/MAI) MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX PULMONARY DISEASE/BRONCHIECTASIS in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Rits. When you say 3 times a week…do you mean every other day or 3 days on and 4 days off. Just curious… nurse and pharmacy told me I needed to take it every day. It is hard to fit it into my schedule with getting ready for work and all. I appreciate you feedback. Candy

Wed, Oct 30 6:07pm · (MAC/MAI) MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX PULMONARY DISEASE/BRONCHIECTASIS in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Heathert. I was diagnosed with bronchiectasis and Mac about 5 years ago after a cat scan for a possibly perforated esophagus. I had been coughing and short of breath for a year or so, which was attributed to post nasal drip and my afib. As far as the allergies go, I’ve had them for many years …well before I was diagnosed with Mac. Especially have trouble in large gatherings when people wear colognes. I also have sensitivities to foods and many antibiotics. I use fragrance free everything…soaps, detergents, and all natural clothing and bedding. Unfortunately, my condo has carpeting in the bedrooms and it is a costly proposition to put in hardwood floors. Won’t be doing that for awhile.

Wed, Oct 30 5:11pm · (MAC/MAI) MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX PULMONARY DISEASE/BRONCHIECTASIS in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Windwalker. Thanks so much for your good wishes. I have had a little setback with the Arikayce treatment. After 10 days I spiked a fever for 2 days with a rusty/Smokey cough and headache that lasted about a week and a half. Pulmonologist wasn’t sure if it was a reaction to the Arikayce or a virus. He advised that I wait until symptoms subsided and then try the Arikayce again which I will be doing this week.

Wed, Oct 30 12:02pm · MAC Treatment: When will I see side effects? in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Kathyhg. Yes. I get night sweats with the Mac and I understand that they are part of the way the bacterial infection manifests. Not everyone experiences them.

Tue, Oct 29 5:07pm · (MAC/MAI) MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX PULMONARY DISEASE/BRONCHIECTASIS in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Ginak. That’s certainly something to think about. I have coughed unproductively until I gag and my nose runs!! It seems to be especially bad when I’m trying to fall asleep…so annoying. Also I do have many allergies to things such as perfumes, dust, going outside in winter etc. This training may be worth a try.

Fri, Oct 18 5:22pm · (MAC/MAI) MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX PULMONARY DISEASE/BRONCHIECTASIS in MAC & Bronchiectasis

America. So wonderful that you are feeling great. I am cheering for you!! It’s so good to hear such positive news. Candy