I was diagnosed with asthma two years ago, after a year of not responding to meds i was referred by my local thoracic consultant to Addenbrookes hospital. Further tests revealed trachio and bronchiomalacia, collapsing of the bronchioles and wind pipe on exhaling together with cronic severe obstructive asthma with small airway remodelling (lower lungs now dont work at all as completely closed with inflammation and thickening due to long standing uncontrolled asthma). I also have vocal cord dysfunction but this is working in my favour as the vocal cords are adducting incorrectly to control the lung pressures caused by the malacias. My consultant at addenbrookes only has 2 other patients with this problem so I am intrigued if there are any other out there with a similar diagnosis?
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