... 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. ... (7 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. ... (7 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. ... (7 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. ... (7 replies)
... ave dr's we can call here in England, you just have to go to your local hospital and sit and wait in a huge queue, it can be 6 or 7 hours you are sitting waiting as our National Health system is in chaos over here. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I'm not dying but i'm finding it really hard work to breathe because I am constantly wheezing all day and all night, much worse at night. My oxygen levels have dropped to 91/92% and i'm just exhausted with what I feel is the struggle/effort to breathe through this wheeze. Dr said I had a mild chest infection and Pleurisy, but im feeling awful, I am so very breathless every... (7 replies)
... imary cilia dyskinesia. I have a lot of health problems but I suffered low mood, anger etc and after a few different anti depressants I am now on one that helps. As for the pain on the right hand side I was the same but turns out was IBS as bowels were more on the right so maybe that helps. ... (1 replies)
... My partner went into hospital recently because he fell over and broke three ribs. He had no symptoms of pneumonia at all except that he was confused, had no idea that he had actually fallen three times in 30 minutes and was refusing to stand still. He was quickly diagnosed with pneumonia, which wouldn't have happened if he had had to go to the hospital in the first place. ... (1 replies)
... Hi WANtT2B,
A warm welcome to HealthBoards, nice to have you join us.
Firstly, are you saying you have had breathing problems for three years.
Secondly, have you not seen your Dr about this before.
Do update us as you definitely need to see your Dr ASAP,
I wish you well,
Solofelix. (1 replies)
... old mother is on O2 by day and on CPAP at night as a result of diminished lung function. She does not have COPD or emphysema, as would be expected due to the fact that she smoked for many years. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for responding. I got a copy of my radiology notes and am working on a referral. :)
Interestingly enough, the notes from the radiologist said nothing about bronchial thickening, although the ER doc mentioned it.
The notes said "Chest sits to the left, due to pectus excavatum deformity. Having pectus excavatum explains the right lung base findings.
Allowing for... (6 replies)
... Hope you find answers. As well, push for a heart echo. ... (6 replies)
... ust to let you know that it's possible that you have reflux or associated issues. They can cause irritation in the upper airways that can seem like an infection as well as difficulty in breathing, etc. ... (1 replies)
... the ER because I physically could not breath. I didn't have asthma but I can't remember what the disorder was called. It would happen in the middle of the night as I woke up gasping for air. I was a premie if that means anything. ... (1 replies)
... I used to take the Natural Factors Protec...awesome one as well. ... (3 replies)
... ldhood asthma making a comeback. I'm on an inhaler, but unfortunately it doesn't really seem to be working. I have some random aches in the left side of my chest as well lately, and it seems like my allergies are flaring up pretty badly as well now. ... (6 replies)
... Hello. I was recently diagnosed with Eosinophilic Bronchitis by the Mayo Clinic.
The doc prescribed me Flovent, 250 mg twice per day, in powder form (using the diskus). He said it would be 1-2 weeks before it starts working -- it's only been a week, but I haven't noticed any change yet. I have faith, but I was wondering if anyone else has been diagnosed with EB and what... (2 replies)
... h is lower back and neck due to some things wrong with some of my disc.I also have COPD, i have been having it off and on last couple of years it is not the same as having it all the time like i am now. ... (0 replies)
... rlying cause yet, but I'm switching to a new nephrologist next week, so I'm hoping to get some answers then. My kidney function was 100 in January, and around 96 as of April with some minor fluctuations in some other blood results. ... (6 replies)