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This forum is for questions and support regarding lung and respiratory issues. such as: Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Colds - Flu, Chronic Cough, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Emphysema, Fibrosis, Lung Abscess, Nasal Polyps, Pleurisy, Pneumonia, Sarcoidosis, Sinusitis, Tuberculosis.

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I am periodically smelling a foul odor that appears to be coming from my nasal passages. It smells like rotting flesh! Of course, I am concerned and I hoped that someone could offer some guidance in rectifying this matter. I also would...
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I HAVE JUST RECEIVED MY X RAY RESULTS AND THE REPORT STATED "SLIGHTLY HYPER INFLATED LUNGS" WITH NO OTHER PULMONARY CHANGES APPARENT. I HAVE BEEN SMOKING FOR 15 YEARS - CURRENT AGE 32. DOES THIS INDICATE EMPHYSEMA? AND IF SO, HOW CAN I D...
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I recently developed a spontaneous spinal fluid leak (very heavy flow of fluid), located just about the sensory receptors around my nose. About eleven days ago it suddenly stopped leaking. Once I had surgery for a CSF leak 8 years ago, a...
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I too have suffered in the last 5 years from too much mucous in the throat. I am doing a good deal of research and I am now trying a holistic approach - Apple Cider Vinegar (must be unpasturized/raw/unfiltered/). The dosage is 2 tsp. be...
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In February of 2003, I was a victim of a failed PVI ablation for atrial fibrillation. The doctor punctured the heart wall, which, in turn, caused a cardiac tamponade. I went into cardiac arrest, and was saved only when a surgeon was call...
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My wife wants me to tell the doctor about this, but I am afraid it sounds crazy even to me. I know I have seasonal allergies, but I don't know what this is. I smell a flat, dirty, almost musty smell in my head. It comes and goes, but w...
KP1972 | Last answer
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I have read several messages from people with similar symptoms such as mine - cough mainly in AM with mucus, again in the evening. I plan to try some of the suggestions such as taking an antihistamine/decongestant and a remedy for GERD ...
Kylee529 | Last answer
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My daughter, age 29, was just told that a recent chest xray showed a shadow. She has to go back next week for another xray. Since I have been treated for cancer, she is absolutely scared to death that this is cancer. She hasn't smoked...
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Last fall I had severe nose dryness and if I blew my nose I easily had nosebleeds. I have been to the Dr. 3x since them. They just tell that the inside of my nose is very inflamed but with no signs of infection.I have been on antibiotics...
mnr | Last answer
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1 year ago yesterday, my turbinates became swollen for no apparent reason, resulting in severe congestion, and they have continued to give me trouble ever since. Every single day, 24/7, my airflow through both nostrils is restricted, fl...
ReadyToBeDoneWithThis | Last answer
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I keep getting this phlegm build up in the back of my throat. It's been happening for about 5 months now. It feels like it is building on my vocal chords. My nose and sinuses are clear. I'm not having any trouble breathing. Occasionally...
MilesB | Last answer
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My mom who is 86 was diagnosed with COPD years and years ago. She took singulair and flovent inhaler and walked 3 miles a day. Two years ago she needed to use Duoneb via nebulizer. She was not short of breath at any time but had a few...
Rockyraccoon | Last answer
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For many years I have had a problem where after every meal I immediately begin choking and coughing, which can last for a good half hour or more. It feels like all of my air passages become blocked with mucus and I have trouble breathin...
Desertpoppy | Last answer
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Hi. I'm 51 with a hx of thyroid ca, and am somewhat of a hypochondriac. I went to a clinic insisting they check my lymph nodes in my neck and lungs. The physician assistant pointed out that my lungs were hyperinflated and that the diaphr...
momkatp | Last answer
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For many years I have suffered from waking up in the middle of the night choking and gasping for air. Although I've been told it could be apnea and/or panick attacks...The older I get..the more I worry about not being able to jump up and...
Uma | Last answer
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I have had cronic bronchitis most of my life. But today I am having very sharp pain when I exhale only. It's on my left side and happens even with small shallow breaths. I had cardipericarditis 2 years ago and nearly died from it. Th...
lawrenceconchin | Last answer
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When is it necessary to use an oxygen concentrator during air travel? My oxygen level is 94 using an oximeter.
Bev4 | Last answer
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I constantly feel like i have a cold. My nose is always always runny, my throat always hurts. This has been constant for a very long time. No matter what i do, i am always having to blow my nose or have a sore throat. What could this...
liacono | Last answer
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Doctors don't know what it is, so I think that's why they say it's cough variant asthma. I don't think it's that. My symptoms: Wheezing (I feel I'm wheezing when I touch my chest. I don't hear any wheezing, but my mom does) Strong dr...
Survivor_of_all | Last answer
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I always felt that mucus 'stuck' inside my throat and unable to spit it or swallow it. When I swallow my saliva I can felt the mucus is stay inside my throat. This problem already longs for about one year. What should I do?. This is the ...
Kiat | Last answer
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