... really been eating because every time I eat anything my breathing gets much worse. I'm just affraid that I have some interstitial lung disease or something just as serious. ... (1 replies)
... nt rate. He said a lil bit low for my age group mid to late 40's. I am going to have my follow up lung scan later this month. Recently I have noticed sprays such as cleaning products and nail polish etc all bother me. I feel them in my lungs at times causing me to cough. This is something new. ... (9 replies)
... I'm in between primary care doctors right now and have my appt with my new pcp next week. Do you know what I should expect as far as further testing and what causes low DLCO? ... (0 replies)
... umothorax, your lung would have been adhered to the pleural cavity either through talc abrasion or physical abrasion or both. The blebs would have been stitched as well. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know what you mean exactly by "scope with pleurodesis", but the surgery wasn't made using a scope. It was a normal surgery in which the doctor made a chest surgery and removed all those blebs.
I have the feeling below the place where the surgery was made.
I will make the x-ray tomorrow and see what it will show (I hope it shows nothing)... (3 replies)
... It could be that as your lung is expanding as you're healing, part of it is stretching a bit more than it did before and maybe rubbing over a rib? ... (3 replies)
... I feel so sorry for what you have suffered as being unable to breathe is torture. ... (12 replies)
... Well as you know they discharged me from the hospital on Saturday 30th Aug, telling me to come back to this consultants clinic in 8 weeks time... ... (12 replies)
... clearly shows that the diaphragm pushes up into my left lung, I was so surprised that I forgot to ask if this could be permanent. My oxygen stats are very good, as long as just sitting. It is getting really old not to be able to lay down to sleep. Does anyone know or have you heard of such a thing? ... (0 replies)
... Im 52 yrs old and suffered with this since my mid 20's. Ok as long as Im not thinking about it, but as soon as I lay down and try to relax, forget it. Just keep yawning. Sometimes take sleep relaxers to help fall asleep. ... (0 replies)
I meant to ask you if you have had an x-ray or scan of your chest and lungs.
I take it you have if you have been in Hospital.
Were you told the results.
I believe you mentioned about some deterioration in your lungs. Did you ask what that meant,
Solofelix. (12 replies)
... It's hard to figure out what your problem is as medication doesn't seem to be doing much for you. ... (12 replies)
... Yes, they want you to keep pushing as much as possible to see if you can get all inhale to exhale. ... (5 replies)
... I really have no idea what the results were. All I know was my Dr told me I had a mild obstruction.
When you took the test did it feel like you had no more air left in your lungs, but they told you to keep blowimg? (5 replies)
... I have a ventilatory defect that is listed as a very mild obstruction. The PFT's that I have taken, I end up pushing real hard at the end and feel as if I am cheating but its accurate. My obstruction is inability to take in a great breath of air because I have small airway obstruction. ... (5 replies)
... so I decided to go to my gp for her advice. She sent me straight to hospital as an admission!! Which is very strange, ive never heard of that before....she said she wasn't at all happy with my low oxygen levels. ... (12 replies)
... After a trip to the ER a week ago, I was diagnosed with pleurisy. At the time, I was extremely uncomfortable and couldn't lay down, and was breathing shallowly as every breath made it worse. ... (0 replies)
... and with the Nebuliser as well I hope you soon feel better. ... (12 replies)
... Hi guys, well yesterday was he worst day, I felt awful so I rang for the dr to come out, but as it was bank holiday no drs are working. ... (12 replies)
... It's not a lot different here in Ireland though where I live its easy to see a Dr. but hospitals are much the same with waiting times as the U.K. ... (12 replies)