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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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26245Dec 12, 2013
Paderla Anitha, DNB  Dec 11, 2013
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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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hgowerJan 30, 2013
hgowerJan 30, 2013
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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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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
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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
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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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