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lynnieloulouApr 30, 2013
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Apr 30, 2013
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By lynnieloulou Blank
Hi last year I underwent an emergency angioplasty where a stent was fitted for a 99% blockage in my right coronary ar...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Apr 29, 2013
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By teltel143 Blank
hi ! i am 13 and i almost coughing dry for 4 months . . i also snore w hen i am asleep . . i am fat but i am not ove...
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ymdaApr 23, 2013
David Tinkelman, M.D. Apr 23, 2013
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By ymda Blank
I have a cough Its difficult to exhale without coughing talking is very difficult. Severe Backach between shoulder bl...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Apr 23, 2013
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By ymda Blank
I don't smoke! I've had the Xrays, cat scans, ekgs. Several months ago I had developed a lump on my my upper chest ...
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TheVoiceofReasonApr 18, 2013
David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 25, 2013
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By Babigirl111707 Blank
Hi i am 32 and been a smoker of both, marijuana and cigarettes fot 16 yrs. I was under alot of stress so i saw a doc,...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Apr 17, 2013
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By hick_ross Blank
Im 32 and the last couple of weeks been getting really dizzy and have blacked out 8+ times. My doc did an o2 test ove...
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jude469Apr 10, 2013
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 01, 2013
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By jam469 Blank
COPD Fev 45-50% , have been on Flovent,/Spiriva/ Proair 10 years and am sensitive to medications. I dont smoke. ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Apr 08, 2013
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By Spiffy_13 Blank
I had a chest X-Ray a few days ago and just received my report from my doctor's office. I'm a 38 year old female and ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 26, 2013
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By Texas67 Blank
COPD and lung functioning at 20%. Heart pumping at 20%. Please tell me about how long a person would have left.
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By downperiscope Blank
Recently my stepdaughter moved in with my husband and I and along with her came two labs, a beagle and a cat. Now min...
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By kjhgfd Blank
Can anxiety bring on shortness of breath if you have COPD? I haven't been diagnosted yet but it is suspected that I h...
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buwaspiyongMar 17, 2013
David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 14, 2013
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By buwaspiyong Blank
my xray shows that i have a minimal ptb.the doctor gave a medicine(fixcon 4) and a vitamins. how long does it take to...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 12, 2013
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By gargid Blank
in the chest xray of my mom it has shown that increased branchovascular markings are seen in both the lung fields. Wh...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 12, 2013
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Hi all, I am 32 (33 in April). I smoked approx half a pack a day for approx 14 years. Although I think I was ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 12, 2013
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By dooawq Blank
Years ago my husband was diagnosed with COPD, Emphysema. He is now in a hospital with depression, confusion, aggitat...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Mar 08, 2013
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By musunuru Blank
Hi, It is almost close to a month now that I started to cough which would get bad in the evenings. The cough was d...
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26245Feb 28, 2013
David Tinkelman, M.D. Feb 28, 2013
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Has anybody seen, heard about or used this? It's a long tube which is supposed to send vibrations into your airways w...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Feb 28, 2013
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By hereiam64 Blank
Hi, I just had an X-ray and it said I could have COPD. It said showed hyperlucent and Mild Hyperinflation . I hav...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Feb 25, 2013
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By strdsbrg Blank
Also, can anxiety affect spirometry results?
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Feb 25, 2013
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By strdsbrg Blank
About 5 years ago, I had some spirometry results that indicated possible early emphysema (I was 40 at the time). ...
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