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How can I treat bronchiectasis?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Pulmonary toilet

Do things to promote clearance of phlegm from your lungs.
Quit smoking. Get everyone who lives with you to quit. Smoking outside not acceptable. Live in a place with clean air - at least 1 mile from highways & streets with trucks & buses. Exercise. Maintain normal weight. Control diabetes. Laugh. Take all meds prescribed by your doctor. Get flu & Pneumovax vaccines. Gamma globulin may help.

In brief: Pulmonary toilet

Do things to promote clearance of phlegm from your lungs.
Quit smoking. Get everyone who lives with you to quit. Smoking outside not acceptable. Live in a place with clean air - at least 1 mile from highways & streets with trucks & buses. Exercise. Maintain normal weight. Control diabetes. Laugh. Take all meds prescribed by your doctor. Get flu & Pneumovax vaccines. Gamma globulin may help.
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