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taylor517627Feb 23, 2013
David Tinkelman, M.D. Feb 22, 2013
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i have copd ( last stage ) when i eat ( any amount ) i get severe cramps. does this happen with copd
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Nancy73Jan 23, 2013
sjwhDec 11, 2012
David Tinkelman, M.D. Dec 10, 2012
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Back in January of 2012, in a report created based on the primary objective of a heart scan, the doctor also mentione...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Jan 16, 2013
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By steve269 Blank
Please help me to understand my husbands POCT Spirometry with Bronchodilator Test Results. He is 50 years old. FE...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Jan 15, 2013
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By Coolagni Blank
I am 27 year old female, I have been suffering from persistent cough and sore throat for the past one week. First it ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Jan 14, 2013
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Fvc 69% Fev1 30% Fev1/fvc 50% Pef 26% Fef 2575 28% Fef 25 17% Fef 50 16% Fef 75 30% Fivc 50% Fiv1 35% Fiv1...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 27, 2012
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By 26245 Blank
Dear Dr Tinkelman, Googling around I chanced upon this article that seems to suggest there is a drug that might (pos...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Dec 19, 2012
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By hellen2 Blank
I am 64 and I have had chest congestion with cough for 6 to 8 weeks now. My dr put me on prednisone now I am a litt...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Dec 11, 2012
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By jdub241 Blank
Can some please PLEASE help me to understand Spirometry results( PRE) FCV 73% RV 62% ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Dec 11, 2012
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By fullofquest Blank
My questions is concerning my 32y husband.He was involved in an ATV accident almost a year ago and did some serious d...
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mommacrewsDec 04, 2012
David Tinkelman, M.D. Dec 10, 2012
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By Jellybean010101 Blank
Both my 6 and 8 yr old children were just diagnosed with bronchomalacia yesterday after undergoing elective bronchosc...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 26, 2012
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By cubbysfan49 Blank
I'm 52 y/o white male. I live alone. I've been on oxygen for a year now and steroids (Prednisone for 2 years). I h...
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AMLDallasNov 19, 2012
David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 26, 2012
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I am 31 years old and smoked about a pack a day for the last 10 years. I have been having sharp pains when I inhale ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 19, 2012
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Sir, I am a Ph.D student in china. For the last 5 years, I usually get the titled infection mostly in rainy days. I o...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 19, 2012
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By Sbish492 Blank
I usually get bronchitis 3 or 4 times a year which occasionally turns into pneumonia. It usually takes me several ro...
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ktgladeNov 16, 2012
Jesse_xxNov 14, 2012
David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 15, 2012
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I am 56 year old woman who was diagnoised with COPD 10 years ago. I am not taking any oral steroids at this time. ...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 15, 2012
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By ladydi2 Blank
Chest xray reports Impressions: Pulmonary hyperexpansion. No acute process is identified. Also there is no evidenc...
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jackdupNov 13, 2012
David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 13, 2012
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I posted a question about PFT Interpretation a few questions below this one. I received an e-mail from the moderator ...
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jackdupNov 06, 2012
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 13, 2012
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I would appreciate if you could review the results of my PFT and give me your analysis or opinion. I am 61 (well in a...
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 05, 2012
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My wife is taking RIMSTAR for active TB. She did not have the common symptoms of TB but MT result was more than 17mm....
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David Tinkelman, M.D. Nov 05, 2012
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By zandiae Blank
I'm at a stage 2 of COPD. I know there's no cure. I finally quit smoking after I was put into coma cause I couldn't b...
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