... AA couple of weeks ago I was admitted to the hospital for cough and shortness of breath, fluid in lungs and possible conjestive heart failure. Durring test being done I was told I had a paralized right diaphram, I had a follow up dr appt the day after I was discharged this part I did not speak to the dr about this. A couple of days later I needed to go to er. A chest xray... (1 replies)
... I have a paralyzed diaphram on the right side that has made my breathing extremely difficult. I also have COPD, NASH and recently been told that I also have Polycythemia. ... (0 replies)
... I had open heart surgery last October. I have been recently diagnosed with a paralyzed right diaphram. Is there any surgical proceedure that can restore the function. One lung doctor said there was nothing that can be done. Is it worth a second opinion? (1 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with a paralyzed diaphram on the left side. I have great trouble breathing with any exertion whatsoever. ... (9 replies)
... possible effects of an uneven diaphram (0 replies)
The "phrenic nerve" controls the diaphram.
Hope this helps.
Take care, and God bless.
Annette (1 replies)
... what is the name of the nerve that makes ones diaphram go up and down? ... (1 replies)
I Have been in two car accidents 03' & 04' December 23rd on the same day. Ever since I had two numb legs to both feet, L-5 herniated disc that led into the second car accident and now I have two herniated discs in my neck. I have been struggling but that sucks. All through 2003 to present I have been getting epiderals, rhyzotomies, facet blocks etc my lower back and my... (1 replies)
Three months ago I had an operation to "fold" my diaphram, it was paralized due to nerve damage. The operation I am told was a success. However since then I have severe pain in the scar area which I am told is nerve damage. My stomach also swells. Can anyone help. Is this normal? (1 replies)
... y I had shortness of breath due to the valve leaking blood. When I woke up from surgery I immediately was short of breath. They did a sniff test and it showed my diaphram is paralyzed in the down position. ... (22 replies)
... e Can Do Is Pray, And Hope They Can Find Out Why........that Is What I Want To Know...why...and Then They Say It Could Reverse Itself....if It Is A Nerve And The Diaphram Is A Muscle, How Could It Ever Reverse Itself On A 75 Year Old Man? ... (22 replies)
... It's somewhat comforting to know I am not alone. I started experiencing shortness of breath in early Feb. First I thought it was a result of stress as I had to eliminate the only other job in my dept. and I was taking guardianship of my father who has a brain disease. I later thought it was a heart attack. After that was ruled out with a stress test that almost killed me,... (22 replies)
... wer right collasped lung and a paralyzed diaphram, all this is scary to me. At the end of Apr. I will have to go and have a broncoscopy. My question is will the diaphram always remain paralyzed? ... (2 replies)
... can be common with injuries above C3,4,and 5. So much so that there's a saying about broken necks, "C 3 4 and 5 keep the diaphram alive". ... (1 replies)
... He was informed in Jan that his right diaphram is being affected.He has been in the hospital every month since Aug with pneumonia,chf and other respiratory problems. ... (1 replies)
Can someone send me, or point me to, the PFT values for an otherwise healthy person who only has a paralyzed diaphram?
Thanks! (0 replies)
... My 64 year old husband has been through many tests and the Pulmonologist has temporarily diagnosed it as a paralyzed right diaphram. He suffers shortness of breath with even moderate activities. He also has severe sleep apnea and uses a CPAP machine. In addition to this, he has GERD and through having scopes of the esophogus has ulcers on the irritated areas. No damage has... (2 replies)
... Was looking for info on this subject due to finding out that my right diaphram is paralyzed in the up position. But I am finding more questions then answers. Funny how with the technology we have today we are stumped by this. ... (1 replies)
... brian - agree that there's not much about the procedure online...i've never "met" anyone online or in person that's had it....not even a friend of a friend....i appreciate any info you care to share....
thanks in advance....be well and i hope the procedure goes well..... (3 replies)
... I will let you know, there is almost nothing available for me to research. Guess I will tell you all how it goes. I'm super freaked out, and excited to breath again, it's crazy. (3 replies)