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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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allmymarblesFeb 20, 2012
allmymarblesFeb 19, 2012
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By laddie104 Blank
Will emphysema cause my stomach to hurt?
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allmymarblesFeb 19, 2012
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By CopperCat28 Blank
Hello, I know there is no real absolute way to define anyone's end of life. I just need to know if anyone can give me...
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allmymarblesFeb 19, 2012
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By timmyd30 Blank
I had been struggling with chest pains and shortness of breath and I was thinking I was having heart problems. This h...
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allmymarblesFeb 19, 2012
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By Zansafar Blank
I have been diagnosed with emphyzema and the hospital and doctors here in Corry PA have refused to give me any medica...
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laddie104Sep 14, 2011
Lorri216Sep 07, 2011
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By laddie104 Blank
I was recently diagnosed with emphysema. My mother thinks I will get better over time? I believe emphysema is a ter...
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lorie000Oct 15, 2011
TamrhindApr 22, 2011
she23Jun 16, 2010
ali85Apr 05, 2010
Jacqui62Mar 07, 2010
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By Winarl Blank
My dad is 72 and is suffering from emphysema . He is on oxygen 24/7 on level 4.0 . His oxygen level with assisted oxy...
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patsyanne1828Sep 13, 2011
Lorri216Sep 07, 2011
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By debbiedoeshair78 Blank
To: HELP! Thursday morning, i was getting ready for work when pain hit my chest and neck, almost brought me to my kn...
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finchesandrainbowsSep 12, 2011
caliboo70May 14, 2011
allmymarblesNov 15, 2010
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By martini21 Blank
is the advair diskus 500/50 the equivalent to the advair hfa 115/21?
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By barb0303 Blank
Recent MRI showed: Lung apices show chronic fibrotic change. What exactly does that mean?
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By goodgirl121 Blank
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...
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Tonya_Loves_GodApr 12, 2011
MrBill5825Feb 09, 2010
VictoirehFeb 08, 2010
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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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breathless205Mar 11, 2011
patti543Sep 19, 2010
lynnkayAug 30, 2008
freejude2000Aug 26, 2008
freejude2000Aug 26, 2008
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By kath49 Blank
prognosis for very advanced emphysema with lung function of 26% and BODE of 8
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allmymarblesFeb 08, 2011
allmymarblesFeb 08, 2011
ELA1968Feb 05, 2011
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By f1t2t3c4 Blank
any suggestions to ease a chronic cough due to emphysena
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allmymarblesJan 31, 2011
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By hepicard Blank
I have Emphysema. Is that the same thing as COPD?
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RondiwallDec 01, 2010
jascharbMay 13, 2009
lynnkayMar 22, 2009
ever_hopeful_in_NHMar 21, 2009
MrsPinaMar 19, 2009
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By kimgreene Blank
My mom has been diagnosed with end stage emphysema. Big shock to all of us who knew she had lung disease but didn't ...
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tulipkiyaFeb 15, 2010
charlie128Sep 09, 2008
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By lhiza_31 Blank
pls. tell me what is the best diet for patient with emphysema?asap
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oblizzardAug 10, 2007
hardware2Aug 09, 2007
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By manz1956 Blank
I have been diagnosed with mild emphysema, I have drastically cut my smoking down to maybe 4 or 5 cigs a day, and hop...
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oblizzardJun 13, 2007
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By harey Blank
I am 52 yr. old male.I have been diagnosed with severe emphysema.Ive also been told I have a thickening of my heart w...
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nickyJan 22, 2000
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By Theresa Blank
my father has been diagnosed with emphysema. he is only 53 years old. he is allready on steroids, oxygen, and bronch...
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