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... for several different infections from bronchitis to pneumonia, I was finally diagnosed by a specialist with Post TB bronchiectasis pseudomonas infection. I an underwent a very intensive 10 day treatment of I.V. Ceftazidime and Gentamicin. ... (0 replies)
... There's a new antibiotic out used to treat pseudomonas called Cayston. Some people have issues tolerating tobi and they use colliston. Others take oral cipro. ... (2 replies)
... does anyone have pseudomonas in the lungs. i have been treated for this with2 infusions and 2 months of tobi nebulizer. the antibiotics aren't working. ... (2 replies)

... rst diagnosed with bronchiectasis I had pseudomonas, MAC and aspergillus. The aspergillus was taken care of. I have been treated for MAC two different times. The pseudomonas is hard to get knocked down. The first time I had it Cipro worked, but not anymore. I have been on IV antbiotics 3 times in the last 4 months. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, my Pseudomonas IS the mucoid variety. Also showing up in my sinuses. No Tobramycin due to hearing problems, which can be exacerbated by that drug. ... (5 replies)
... I've had pseudomonas off and on for over 5 years. It was originally treated with Cipro, but my last infection they added an inhaled antibiotic, TOBI. ... (5 replies)
... I've got bronchiectasis, on LTOT, and been infected with Pseudomonas Aeruginosa for the past 2-1/2 years. IV antibiotics control it, but don't clear it. Recent X-ray shows possible cavitation. Anyone with similar problem? (5 replies)
Mac/mai
Sep 18, 2012
... ink he is going to want me to take some sputum samples to the hospital to see what kind of bacteria I have in mine now. Don't know if I have anything other than pseudomonas or not. Hang in there. ... (11 replies)
Mac/mai
Aug 27, 2012
... Took the 24 hour test for silent acid reflux and don't have that. Will ask my lung doctor if the bacteria in the mucous that comes up out of my lungs at night be causing the erosion of my enamel on my teeth. Anyone else with MAC and bronchiectasis have this problem? (11 replies)
Mac/mai
Jun 12, 2012
... I took Biaxin and Ethambutol for 18 mos. several yrs. ago. It got rid of most of the bacteria except the pseudomonas which I still have. Asked lung dr. yesterday if I still have MAC and he said he wasn't sure without growing out some more cultures. ... (11 replies)
... I could not handle the Tobi nebulizer treatments, although I tried very hard. I have been inhaling pharmacuetical grade colloidal silver with success. I began 9 months ago and find it effective enough. I cannot take cipro anymore. The psuedomas is still there but the amount of sputum expectoration is way less and my ability to breath is tremendously bigger. (The colloidal... (2 replies)
... Can you tell me what this means and the symtoms ? "M. Absessus and Pseudomonas" Thank you so much! (13 replies)
... ard of that happening and I communicate with many people who have MAC or related bacterial infections and am also in an NTM support group. I have M. Absessus and Pseudomonas and leave Sunday for National Jewish Hospital in Denver for evaluation and treatment. ... (13 replies)
... Thank you so much for your time. I am now taking 500mg. Biaxin twice a day for a sinus infection, feeling better. (73 replies)
... The medication actually is effective on both the Pseudomonas and MA. ... (73 replies)
... Yeah, I have taken them together with no harmful effects. At the time I had MAC and pseudomonas. The Cipro was for the pseudomonas and Biaxin, Mycobutin and Ethambutol were for MAC. ... (73 replies)
... Pseudomonas is an opportunistic bug. If your lungs are normal, it can't hurt you and you probably wouldn't even catch it. So IMO you probably have/had an underlying issue with your lungs that made you suseptible to catching it. In DS' case he has cystic fibrosis. I've heard elderly who are immune suppressed or who may have COPD are also at risk for catching it. (6 replies)
... probably spelt that wrong as well. My GP identified pseudomonas around three years ago. They gave me a course of oral antibiotics but never tested again. More recently via a specialist my lung condition was diagnosed. ... (6 replies)
... It's actually spelled pseudomonas and it's a very difficult infection to get rid of because it can survive in a wet/water environment for a very long time. Do you have an underlying health condition because it's not a very common bug to get unless you have lung disease, cystic fibrosis or are immune compromised. Usually a sputum culture is taken to see what the bugs, in this... (6 replies)
... I have been fighting pseudomonas for 7 or eight years. I started with Cipro for treatment, but after a few years it didn't work anymore. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: bronchiectasis, mai, psuedomonas, psuedomonas aeruginosa

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