... you might want to go to a pulmonary doctor and get a cat scan and a lung function test, i went to the same doctor for 10 years who wasn't looking at my symptoms i changrd doctors and was sent to a lung speacialist he ran test and concluded that i have 35 % lung function and severe asthma that was untreated and beginning of emphysema, yes i smoke. i am 38 with 2 teens whom one... (1 replies)
... I just feel as though I only have about a third of my lung capacity to breathe with! Bloods came back ok as did heart trace and blood sugar test. My sats were fine too. ... (1 replies)
... Simply put, diffusion capacity is a measurement of the lung's ability to transfer gases. Those of us with diminished diffusion/DLCO experience air trapping, and although taking a breath in is easy, getting the trapped air out is not. Pursed lip breathing (PLB) helps--simply breathe in for four counts and blow out like you are cooling soup to the count of 8. This is... (11 replies)
... workers said I had very diminished breath sounds, no wheezes. ... (1 replies)
... So the Dr tells me it may be a embolism in my lung or possibly pnemonia and he feels he sees it in both lungs. ... (8 replies)
... but I have always had pain in the chest area that attributed to the previous collapses. My lung capacity always feels diminished or less than it should be and I am easily winded. ... (3 replies)
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