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... things will continue to be. And I guess how long he will be around for, I never have any idea weather he has a month left or 6 years, and thats hard. And what is death by Emphysema like? ... (1 replies)
... I might even have emphysema by now. So if I can't "cough up" could I die? ... (1 replies)
... by all means do so. You need complete pulmonary function tests to determine how severe your emphysema is at this point and the best course of treatment. ... (3 replies)

... He then sent me for a high resolution ct and found early stage Pulmonary Fibrosis, which is scarring in my lungs caused by frequent bouts of bronchitis and pneumonia. It can really be caused by a host of things. Esp. if you smoke as I did. ... (7 replies)
... Quitting smoking will also reduce the rate of progression of emphysema, by the way. ... (2 replies)
... that can be managed and although we can't stop the progress, we can manage it and slow it down considerably. You have already started the first order of business by giving up the smoking. It is not an option, but a requirement if you wish to control the rest of your life. ... (2 replies)
... I was called by LiefAlert to my near 83 year old aunt that had fallen. She was very confused when I arrived, and I called 911 and she was ultimately admitted to hospital. ... (2 replies)
... I had a PFT, which was fine except I had some weird reading that indicated restrictive lung disease, which was considered an anomaly and was corrected by the inhaler during the test, so no worries. We would follow up on the nodule in six months. In the meantime, I was instructed to use the inhalers. ... (4 replies)
... I don't know what you mean by "phase". ... (10 replies)
Emphysemia or not?
May 28, 2008
... I have COPD with emphysema . ... (5 replies)
... The fact Alpha 1 contributed to your fathers death makes this a very important issue for you to follow though with getting tested. ... (5 replies)
... chance indicate Cancer! Scared to death wasnt the word for it. ... (6 replies)
... scan with dye and they were normal. From what I have read on the net that emphysema would show up on the ct scan at least. ... (1 replies)
... en't alone! I also read that countries like England, Ireland and Scotland have seen a massive increase in people who now have Copd. It's the 4th leading cause of death in this country. So, its a big problem. Also, what shocks me is that people are being diagnosed with this disease younger and younger. ... (10 replies)
... Hi vine, I did a search on and this si some of what I found. Hope it helps and please don't somke anything anymore. AFTER QUITTING… YOUR BODY BEGINS TO REPAIR ITSELF AS SOON AS YOU STOP SMOKING 20 minutes after quitting… blood pressure and pulse rates drop to normal, and temperature to hands and feet return to normal. (8 replies)
... my father died of emphysema last march 17th. i am certain that its different with different people, but i will tell you how things went. first of all, he had been in the hospital.. ... (8 replies)
... rays showed lungs were elongated due to air stacking and he said they showed Emphysema. Pulmonologist and Allergist both said I had Severe Emphysema and qualified for Home oxygen treatment. ... (16 replies)
... My grandmother never smoked a cigarette in her life, but died of lung cancer due to my grandfather's smoking. He has emphysema from it. ... (4 replies)
... To add to the previous poster, who, by the way, did a very good job... ... (6 replies)

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