Bronchiectasis

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What is Bronchiectasis?

Bronchiectasis is an obstructive lung disease that is characterized by localized, irreversible dilation of part of the bronchial tree resulting in an obstruction in the flow of air and impairment in a person's ability to clear lung secretions.

What is it like to have Bronchiectasis?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Bronchiectasis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Bronchiectasis patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Bronchiectasis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 14
30s 22
40s 17
50s 35
60s 23
70+ 12

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

71% Females
29% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 20
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 14
40-49 years 19
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 4
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 91
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Bronchiectasis patients who have completed their condition history
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