Bronchiectasis and Arthritis
I have Osteoarthritis and Asthma and following a referral from my GP and CT scan and other tests I saw a respiratory consultant yesterday and was diagnosed with mild Bronchiectasis.
I know there is a connection with this and RA which I dont have but would be interested to know anyone else who has this too and how they cope.
I did find a post in the archives from 2011 but nothing else and the member doesn't appear to have been active for a while.
I had never heard of it and apparently quite rare? I've been told that as long as I stay well it shouldn't affect my upcoming surgery (should I lock myself in a secure room lol) on the 20th. She's also told me I must keep a course of antibiotics at home which she has given me. I also have to see physios to show me a daily must do routine but how long that will be is like asking how long is a piece of string
Sorry this is so long but although she said don't worry is a mild case it s pretty scary and it's just one more thing to add to my list of stuff to cope with.
Any help would be greatly appreciated
Love n hugs
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