I'm 28, I have asthma and allergies and have had these since I was in primary school. I've lived with these for years but for the last 10 years I've also had recurrent chest infections, some years more infections than others but always 3 or more. To be honest I'm never entirely sure if an infection has totally gone, I think I just get used to living with it. I cough all the time, mostly producing - my boyfriend always knows where I am in a supermarket because he can hear me coughing. The asthma/allergies/coughing can make me tired etc but the chest infections are really impacting on my life and getting me quite down. I think it sounds like bronchiectasis but the scans (xray/CT) are clear. I've been put on long term azithromycin to prevent infections, but I've just had to stop that to take doxycycline as I have a chest infection now. I take seretide 250 twice a day, montelukast, citirizine also. For the past year I have been struggling to get rid of Haemophilus Influenzae. It would be great to hear of any advice or if someone is going through a similar thing? Thankyou.
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