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... I was on both Advair and Spiriva. The Advair when he kept raising the dosage started causing a lot of side effects. So I stopped using both of them. My family doctor advised me to start using the Spiriva again. ... (10 replies)
... up and ended up in the hospital. They discovered she has emphysema and is currently taking Advair and Spiriva I believe. It appears to be mild and she's managing it rather well. ... (0 replies)
... to comment about the stroke symptoms. I am not a doctor, but I've seen mild strokes in family members a number of times, and it sure sounds like one. A stroke can happen on either side. It doesn't sound like the VA Hospital is very thorough at all. ... (9 replies)

... Oxcally, the damage may be done but stopping smoking will prevent further damage. I have had a very large improvement since I stopped. ... (8 replies)
Feb 7, 2006
... then you get told you can have longer stopping anyone would.I know everyone knows this anyway but don't hit home til your ill.He can go on long walks and goes out every morning walking at about 2pm is when the drinking starts. ... (23 replies)
Feb 5, 2006
... my dad was diagnosed with emphysema dec '99....was told he had 6 months to live. he passed away march 17th 2005!!!!!! ... (23 replies)
... He said he does not feel I have cancer. He said I will most likely be scheduled for a lung bronchoscopy when I come back. That's the only way of knowing what it truly is and how to treat it. So.... ... (13 replies)
... I smoked on and off for 30 years, mostly on. Last 15 years at least I started noticing getting shorter of breath, but thought it would go away when I stopped smoking. I quit when new doc told me to after listening to my chest. I expected to get better after a few months but didn't. ... (9 replies)
... infection was diagnosed in November of last year, which is when I had surgery to remove a wedge section from my lung. Again I had NO symptoms to this either. The emphysema has been there for several years. I'm only 43 and thin as well. ... (5 replies)
... COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It's a broad term that encompasses a number of conditions. Emphysema is one. Chronic bronchitis is another. ... (7 replies)
... it again, unfortunately. Right before I quit for that two years, I did notice I'd get a heavy feeling in my chest, and also pain in my upper back region. When I stopped smoking, eventually this went away. I never had that problem again, until I started back up smoking again. ... (10 replies)
... Even if that report confirms what she told you then you still will need to have more tests and see a specialist before they can be sure. You will definitely have to have lung function testing such as spirometry. ... (8 replies)
... PFM are not used on a regular basis for emphysema because it is a constant . Asthma readings can and should be much higher on a day to day basis and will go lower if you are having a problem. Most people with emphysema have very little difference day to day. ... (19 replies)
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Feb 27, 2006
... he had emphysema. We went to pulmonologist. Did all the tests, not emphysema they now say, may be Restrictive Lung Disease, but will not say anything for sure. ... (7 replies)
... Mold CAN be deadly if you're allergic to it and live in a house full of it, and a real good way to BECOME allergic to it is to be exposed to large amounts of it until it overwhelms can develp an allergy at any time in your life. ... (15 replies)
... biotics if I get a cold. Should I be requesting tests to see how far my emphysema has progressed, should I be looking into a transfer in my job to a less dusty and drafty area, should I ask for flu and pneumonia jabs? ... (1 replies)
... My problems similar to yours were when I was a teenager. A long time ago. I did have my tonsils and adenoids out and that pretty much stopped the constant infections and symptoms. I now, however, have emphysema and esophageal problems so I am more familiar with those areas but if my primairy Dr. ... (23 replies)
... The bottom line is, the disease doesn't get better, and though it can stay stable, it usually gets worse. ... (2 replies)
... Her heart seems to be constantly in A Fib. ... (2 replies)

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