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lung Broncholithiasis

Discussion in 'Symptoms' started by brenlee, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. brenlee

    brenlee Registered

    sorry posted the wrong name i have Broncholithiasis i was told it was caused through my lupus does anone else have this
     
  2. keebler

    keebler Moderator

    Im sorry I cant be of help. Hopefully someone will come along to help.
    What are your symptoms, how are they treating it.
    Take care,
    Lyn
     
  3. Jessica1

    Jessica1 Moderator

    I'd never heard of this, brenlee, I had to google it so I can't be any help either. It sounds very unpleasant - do you have something to ease it?
     
  4. brenlee

    brenlee Registered

    no u just get infection spent this weekend in hospital
     
  5. Jessica1

    Jessica1 Moderator

    I hope you're starting to feel better, are you able to rest up now you're home?
     
  6. denisemv

    denisemv Breathe......

    I have it....Bronchiectasis....As a child I had many bouts of bronchitis, some pneumonia. When I got Lupus 23 years ago it attacked my lungs....What is means is you have raspy crackles in your lower lungs. Over time, I also got Asthma. I see my Pulmonary Dr and am on Symbocort inhaler 2x day. I am lucky because my Rheumy & Pulomnary are on the same page. I do get a Pneumonia every year. Except for this last flare and total knee replacement, I hadn't had a flare in over 5 year. But the one I am in now has been the WORST because of Kidney,lung & heart involvement. May need a kidney biop ;0(
    Very scary...I am hoping this will help
     

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