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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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loomis88Sep 07, 2012
concrnddadDec 19, 2010
stephanieMay 18, 2000
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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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allmymarblesJun 25, 2012
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By Schnapsi Blank
I am confused with diagnose given me re above. I do not now, and never have had a cough. I have no restriction in ...
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By spottedhot Blank
emphysema can i stilll live a useful life
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By spottedhot Blank
I understand emphysema and the causes,but my question is this,I no longer smoke,but I fond about other illness connec...
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caregiver222May 21, 2012
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By Chelerea Blank
A friend suffers from emphysema and was put on oxygen yesterday. He apparently needs it 24/7. He called this mornin...
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Marsha15Mar 24, 2012
allmymarblesFeb 19, 2012
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By BrianK101 Blank
Good evening. I'm currently care-taking for my 84-year-old father who was diagnosed with end-stage emphysema/COPD ...
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allmymarblesMar 02, 2012
allmymarblesFeb 19, 2012
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By KAZMIRS Blank
coughing phlegm from lungs for the past six months, have taken antibiotics with no results, did take predrisone toge...
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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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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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