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... ight, and it was rather tight all the other days. During this entire week I felt extremely tired and unwell. After all this, I went to the doc and was told I had bronchitis and bronchospasms so i prescribed an antibiotic and a broncholator. ... (0 replies)
Emphysema and COPD
Aug 16, 2016
... COPD - Chronic Oppressive Pulminary Disease - is an umbrella term for chronic bronchitis and/or Emphysema. (2 replies)
... Literally I've had bronchitis back to back for two months. It happened a lot last year too. I went to an allergist when I had bronchits last time. ... (4 replies)

... I'm a 33 year old male. In 2006 I had an x-ray for a nasty cold, I was 25 or so at the time. The findings: Heart is normal size. Lungs are hyperinflated. Aorta and pulmonary vascularity are unremarkable. There is not acute lung or infiltrate or congestive heat failure. Impression: Hyperinflated Lungs, no acute cardiopulmonary disease. In 2009, i had bronchitis and doctor... (1 replies)
... Hi all I am just wondering if anyone out there has had symptoms like chest tightness, back pain , thick plem , breathlessness and severe fatigue when exposed to irritants like perfume , detergents , strong smells , cooking smells and hairspray - this has been happening to me for the past 4 years and have had various tests done but show nothing - I am finding that I cannot... (4 replies)
... essarily. If it stays mild and does not worsen over time, chances are good you will not have heart problems as a result. It is important to find the cause of the COPD and eliminate or control it. ... (1 replies)
... Hi there: I've been using Symbicort for one month now for chronic bronchitis. It hasn't been working. Also I notice side effects such as shakiness, nervousness and increased heart rate. So I wonder if there is a better or a different medicine-inhaler that I might try instead? What do you do to cope with constant, daily coughing? Thank you for any assistance.:wave: (2 replies)
COPD medications
Dec 27, 2014
... Hi, I am new to this site and am interested in COPD related posts. I am getting bronchitis for the first time since I was diagnosed with Very severe COPD 3 months ago. Of course, I have had this before, but I am kinda worried since the last time I was admitted to hospital and was tested a gambit of tests for it. ... (1 replies)
... Some background info... I've never had great lung capacity. Ever since I was a kid, I remember getting winded fairly easily. I was never asthmatic, but I couldn't really run/jog more than a mile at a time without starting to get dizziness and tunnel vision. I smoked (on and off – never more than about 15/day) from when I was around 17 until roughly 22. Aside from a... (0 replies)
... But for the past one month i have been suffering from bronchitis and main problem is shortness of breath with no cough and mucus.I had 3 rounds of antibiotics which cured temporarily. ... (0 replies)
New to COPD
Apr 11, 2012
... Just recently found out I have COPD and do not know anything about it. Been well all my life except having Bronchitis twice a year. But this time I got pneumonia instead of bronchitis. Landed in the hospital, and now told I have COPD. ... (7 replies)
Smoking and COPD
Nov 8, 2011
... I am trying to quit now. I am 42 with early COPD. I get bronchitis now more and more. I have it now again. ... (3 replies)
... Hey guys, have to post this again as I deleted my last account for privacy reasons. 28 yo male. Quit smoking 6 months ago. Symptoms are SOB after jogging small distances, exerting myself, lifting, etc. Feeling weight on chest at certain times. Had PFt which cam eback within normal range and chest x-ray which was normal. Pulm. said he thinks it is asthma or asthmatic... (4 replies)
... efore and the feeling was the same. Things just got worse after that. The cough became very strong, very frequent at night.....and much tighter, unlike any other bronchitis i had ever had..within a few days i was feeling very my body wasn't getting the oxygen it needs... ... (0 replies)
Help for copd
Sep 25, 2010
... isease is a group of diseases that includes asthma, bronchitis,emphysema, and bronchiectasis. At one end we have asthma, at the other end we have pure emphysema. Copd is the major cause of disablility and death in the USA. Two or more obstructive diseases may be present at the same time. ... (4 replies)
Jun 29, 2010
... you could ask your pulmonary specialist:) There are two forms of bronchitis--Chronic bronchitis which is under the COPD umbrella, and acute bronchitis (to which I referred) which even healthy people incur but can be devastating to those of us with lung disease. (4 replies)
Jun 29, 2010
... My COPD is chronic bronchitis with a touch of emphyzema . ... (4 replies)
Jun 29, 2010
... Congratulations on quitting smoking! Unfortunately lung damage can't be repaired; however, it shouldn't get worse once you quit smoking (unless you have pneumonia or severe bronchitis). You've done the best thing you can do by quitting smoking, but after six months your lungs are probably as good as they can get. The next best step is to implement a daily exercise... (4 replies)
... I truely feel for your husband and you....I have had a single lung transplant for copd (emphysema, bronchitis, etc) and sounds like your husband has emphysema like I had because I too was a smoker. Number 1, if your Dr. is not giving you results from the pulmonary tests, etc. then I would find another dr asap. Also, if he is having problems breathing lying down, he might be... (7 replies)
... I wonder what led to your need for O2? Did you have pneumonia, bronchitis, etc?. I had many bouts of what they called bronchitis, that was really MAC. Have they treated you with antibiotics? Do your scans show scarring, or old scars, suggestive of previous disease? My COPD, emphysema had not neccessitated a need for O2, and I did well with just the use of a combivent... (7 replies)

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