Bronchiectasis

About- Bronchiectasis is a chronic condition where the airways of the lungs become abnormally widened, leading to a build-up of excess mucus.
 
Symptoms-
 Bad Breath
 Chest pain 
 Chills
 Clubbing of the fingertips
 Coughing up blood 
 Coughing up yellow or green mucus every day
 Fever
 Frequent respiratory infections
 Joint pain
 Runny nose
 Shortness of breath
 Stuffy nose
 Tiredness and fatigue
 Unexplained weight loss
 Wheezing
 Whistling noise while breathing
 
Causes-
 Adenoviruses
 Airway obstruction
 Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)
 Any lung injury 
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
 Crohn's disease 
 Cystic fibrosis
 Genetic abnormalities
 HIV
 Immunologic conditions
 Influenza viruses
 Measles
 Pneumonia
 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Sjögren's syndrome
 Tuberculosis (TB) 
 Ulcerative colitis
 Whooping cough 

Specialists to Visit
 Pulmonologist
 Respiratory Therapist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.lung.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://bronchiectasisnewstoday.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.who.int

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