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A little about me
I was diagnosed with bronchiectasis 3 or 4 years ago now just after my 30th birthday, I was a competitive rower and was unlucky after getting flu I ended up with pneumonia, I lost some of my right lung capasity and had issues for a year afterwords with repeat infections, my Dr's were very very slow to respond to the problems I was having and moving Dr's I was innediately sent for a CT scan and quickly diagnosed with Bronchiectasis primarily on my right lung but also on my left, I have consistenly 2 infections a year that are cleared up with Clarithromysin (500mg x2 per day) or Amoxicillin (500mg x3 per day). I try to keep fit by cycling a lot and use that to keep my chest open I find it pretty effective.
I've recently had a newborn and am expecting to have more infections because babies appear to attract colds and illness, I was wondering what anyone of similar age has experienced with having children and how peoples bronchiectasis has progressed?
I tend to do quite well but find myself very depressed when I get ill and struggling a little with depression.
Anyhoo babies crying so look forward to hearing from anyone
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