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Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) involving damage to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. Discuss topics including causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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dieannoJul 25
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By MrBill5825 Blank
I have suffered moderate emphysema for the past several years. Just after Christmas 2009 I began feeling bloated. It ...
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By dieanno
recently I was told I had emphysema. my doctor put me on oxygen 2L any act. and at night. they also find 21.9 x 18.1...
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By Koepsell1997
Last april 2013 I was diagnosied with mild emphysema, my pulmanery test showed FEV1 67% Than I quit smoking and 4 mon...
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Jinx_777Jul 06
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By kericksone
I went for a preop and Dr said I have a very very minimal shadow and that its emphazema. Can they tell just by seein...
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By Tony553
I presently use Xopenex in my nebulizer. I was wondering if anybody uses a Vicks vapor steam solution to inhale in th...
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By hbethm
I guess I just might need reassurance but my fiance was diagnosed with stage 3 COPD, emphysema, and black mold poison...
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By shawnswife12
My husband's doctor diagnosed him with emphysema about a year ago, by listening to his lungs in the office. He said ...
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By MadiBogden
Is it possible to get emphysema at age 16? I have a history of severe asthma. I use albuterol and advair diskus to he...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Dec 31, 2013
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By SkaterDave Blank
Greetings. I was diagnosed with COPD at 33 in 2006 and rediagnosed again this last year both times with spirometry. ...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Dec 31, 2013
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By Artpat111 Blank
I was recently diagnosed with copd and asthma. I have wondered what the best meds for this. I m on symbicort 2xday.wa...
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26245Dec 12, 2013
Paderla Anitha, DNB  Dec 11, 2013
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By 26245 Blank
Having a FEV1 of 27%, twice a year I go for free checkups at a local public hospital here in Spain and see a differe...
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SkaterDaveDec 10, 2013
Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 26, 2013
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By clark_phillips Blank
Hi! I was very abusive to my health until I had a very bad panic attack - fearing that I might stop breathing or my h...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Aug 28, 2013
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By Bonaventura Blank
STAGES AND LIFE EXPECTANCY
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By indovik Blank
In Aug - 2011, I had a Left Hilar Lymphadenopathy shown in X-ray and CT. I coughed up blood on few occasions in the m...
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By heykevin Blank
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases. It makes it difficult to breath...
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indovikNov 11, 2012
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By redclare Blank
I was recently diagnosed with "mild" emphysema from a CT scan that was run for another reason. I have had a PFT howe...
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By Parisjones54 Blank
My mum was recently diagnosed with Emphysema what are the end stages??
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loomis88Sep 07, 2012
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By Kathy Blank
Is it possible for someone who is only 38 years old to have emphysema, or symptoms of emphysema? I do smoke (only 1 ...
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allmymarblesJul 13, 2012
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By DeAnna067 Blank
Im a personal caregiver of my husband who is is the final stages of this horrible diesease -what should i be looking ...
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allmymarblesJul 13, 2012
SchnapsiJun 26, 2012
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By deanne65 Blank
I am a 48 year old male, 149 lbs, 19.5 BMI, and very active. I have never smoked cigarettes, although I did smoke mar...
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