A member asked:

Doctores i have bronchictasis and am in the hospitall seince 4dayes and the doctore told me that i must do washing for my lunges is that dangerous?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani answered

Specializes in Pain Management

BAL : If bronchoalveolar lavage is what you are referring to, then its a relatively safe procedure when performed by a pulmonologist or other trained specialist. It may be helpful diagnostically and also help with temporary management of your symptoms. Good luck.

Answered 8/18/2013

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