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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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I have end stage emphysema. I was put on hospice 3 mos. ago. It is not being dead I worry about, but the process of dying I fear. I lo...
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opens his eyes but does not follow commands, he does not seem to recognize anyone, does not make eye contact. When they lower his sedati...
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I had a CT scan done. The doctor told me I was showing signs of mild emphysema. Everything I find on the Internet is negative and scary. ...
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any suggestions to ease a chronic cough due to emphysena
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I have suffered moderate emphysema for the past several years. Just after Christmas 2009 I began feeling bloated. It got to the point whe...
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hi all, i have emphysema,found out april of this year.had so many tests,the latest being a ct scan.get all my results sept.im on spriva n...
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My dad is 72 and is suffering from emphysema . He is on oxygen 24/7 on level 4.0 . His oxygen level with assisted oxygen is 83% when sitt...
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Hello all, I'm just wondering if someone could help me interpret the following results. I don't wanna give too much background just y...
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I was just diagnosed with stage III Emphazima. I am also bi-polar and brittle type 1 diabetic. I am 46. I am overwhelmed and scared. Sinc...
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My 90-something mother who lives in an assisted living facility developed a cough last week. It became increasing rough, but not product...
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I'm 55 y.o., non-smoker although I have vaped cannabis now and then. In the last 3 years I had recurrent chest infections accompanied of ...
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I had HRCT today, the report said i have panacinar emphysema,, it doesn't even clarify the grade,, it just says it's consistent with COPD...
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A CT indicated I have mild emphysema. I have shortness of breath all the time and chest pain. I went to a lung specialist and I was tol...
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My mom was just diagnosed with emphysema, and she has only taken on 2.5 dose of albuterol, and she was wondering if she could smoke just ...
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What should my concerns be ... My wife has stage 4 emphysema, severe asthma and COPD. She is on oxygen, overweight and on prednisone, jus...
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6 years ago I had a heart attack that led to a Quad by pass(53yrs old) A year later was seeing Pulmanary Dr. Took all the breathing tes...
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Do a lot of emphysema patients suffer from this? I have panic attacks==anxiety disorder, untreated. I read about it and next thing I thou...
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I have been diagnosed with emphysema. I wasn't having any shortness of breath or any other problems, it was discovered during a routine ...
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I am wondering why my boyfriend who has been diagnoised with emphysema and sleep apnea wakes up in the middle of the night having seizure...
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Is it possible to get emphysema at age 16? I have a history of severe asthma. I use albuterol and advair diskus to help, but I haven't re...
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