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Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is a type of COPD. Find out more about the definition of bronchiectasis. Discover the causes of bronchiectasis. Learn about specific treatment for bronchiectasis. Find out how a diagnosis of bronchiectasis is made and how bronchiectasis is treated. Learn about prevention.
  1. Bronchiectasis Basics (6)
  2. Treatment of Bronchiectasis (3)

Definition of Bronchiectasis
Learn the definition of bronchiectasis and how it affects your breathing.

Complete Guide to Bronchiectasis
Bronchiectasis is among a group of lung diseases classified as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. Find out more about bronchiectasis, including signs and symptoms of bronchiectasis, causes of bronchiectasis, diagnosis of bronchiectasis, treatment and prevention of bronchiectasis.

Diagnosis of Bronchiectasis
A diagnosis of bronchiectasis is not readily made. Learn more about what tests are needed to confirm a diagnosis of bronchiectasis.

Treatment of Bronchiectasis
From antibiotics to chest physiotherapy, find out more about the various treatment options available for bronchiectasis.

Symptoms of Bronchiectasis
The hallmark symptoms of bronchiectasis include chronic cough with the production of thick, purulent sputum. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of bronchiectasis and what you can do to manage them.

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