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By copperfrost
Hi, I have copd - emphysema but I also have a severe tremor that affects my whole body. I was prescribed 40mgs of pr...
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MisstanaNov 06, 2014
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By LillieMc
In April 2014, I had terrible bronchitis, afterwards I had chest pains, felt like elephant on my chest. Went to hospi...
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Lisa5165Nov 06, 2014
little_weedAug 14, 2009
tekoAug 14, 2009
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tekoAug 12, 2009
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By jonkob Blank
I was a smoker of 1 pack a day for 15 years. I am 44, 50 pounds overweight and in bad shape. I have always been in ba...
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By jsermone
My husband with COPD is now on oxygen 24/7. He has greatly upped his amount and strength of alcohol. He gets clearl...
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GrainedOct 24, 2014
molewackerJan 06, 2014
SarkatOct 15, 2013
belinda1000Apr 08, 2013
labgrammaNov 01, 2012
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By Nicknameless46 Blank
Does anyone else have trouble with their oxygen cannula dribbling condensed water into their nose? This is the second...
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MisstanaOct 22, 2014
MisstanaOct 22, 2014
myraaceyFeb 13, 2013
sstitanic2Mar 05, 2011
allmymarblesFeb 08, 2011
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By Kaldar Blank
using prednisone for shortness of breath, It dont seem to be working Lung seems to be able to take in more are but...
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conan123Oct 17, 2014
challenger89Aug 25, 2014
ReneeLunaMay 13, 2014
Tine32Mar 17, 2014
yellownannaNov 23, 2013
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By euj5927 Blank
I have had a pain in the left side of my back about 3 inches up from the start of my ribcage that has really troubled...
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By Cheyenne__19
I cannot afford my steroid inhalers so I just take my blue one when my chest tightens up, I don't know why I have thi...
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By Patmrl
with salter water trap I can't figure out how to empty the trap please help
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By blondee028
What exactly does that mean. Those results are from a chest X-ray done 2 years ago.Had pft's done and these were the ...
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CLHinsandyOct 03, 2014
jama521Aug 10, 2012
jama521Aug 10, 2012
JackHesterMay 14, 2012
yankeescot56Jun 05, 2010
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By bossman1955 Blank
My oxygen level is 84 when I'm awake. What is the normal for a 53 years old male. I get short of breath with very lit...
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By PatRiv
I was diagnosed with COPD this past Monday with a Spirometry Test. This is after having trouble breathing for the la...
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By oeb
How are CT scans compared if they are taken over a multi month and/or year period? Is it done electronically or visua...
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mr_uzbekSep 30, 2014
michellepetkusSep 28, 2014
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By mr_uzbek
I am a 32 year old male with 16 years smoking experience. Around 20 days back i started experiencing chest pain after...
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Jinx_777Sep 28, 2014
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By mesmereyes65
I'm 49, and have advanced COPD ~ Emphysema, Bronchitis, and Asthma. My current Spirometry reading (post ventolin) is...
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Jinx_777Sep 28, 2014
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By annocasio
just got diagnosed with emphysema. I am 50 and wondering my life expectancy could be. I know there are no definite n...
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allmymarblesAug 24, 2011
allmymarblesAug 21, 2011
hiphopperAug 15, 2011
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By isidro818 Blank
my husband has copd he uses adviar spiriva and combivent and it doesnt work what can it be thak you
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By Turkois
I couldn't find a forum for chronic bronchitis, so I figured this was close enough. I quit smoking last July, but I s...
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RalphinphnxSep 06, 2014
Nicknameless46Oct 28, 2009
AndyjeanOct 12, 2009
bertie363Aug 01, 2009
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By goose101 Blank
My husband has been on oxygen for several years. He was supposed to use it when he sleeps but has been using it durin...
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By nvicky
Hi Doc,I am 7 months pregnant ,my sister had Pulmonary TB one year before and had medication , got recovered (tested ...
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