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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 suffered moderate emphysema for the past several years. Just after Christmas 2009 I began feeling bloated. It got to the point whe...
I am a 48 year old male, 149 lbs, 19.5 BMI, and very active. I have never smoked cigarettes, although I did smoke marijuana for several y...
I went to the VA to get put on the burn pit registry. I went with no issues but I wanted them to have a baseline. They drew blood and had...
I just had a CT scan and in the results it says.... There is lung emphysema. There is a right apical heterogenous density spanning about ...
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...
Stopped smoking April 20th and my breathing is worse than when I was smoking. Do I have emphysema?
It is a chalizion
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...
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...
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. ...
any suggestions to ease a chronic cough due to emphysena
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...
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...
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...
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...
My 90-something mother who lives in an assisted living facility developed a cough last week. It became increasing rough, but not product...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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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