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... does anyone know if a person with an elevated diaphragm on one side can fly in a nonpressurized cabin. ... (0 replies)
Elevated diaphragm
May 28, 2003
... is there anyway i can find out if my nerve to the diaphragm is cut or just damaged, and could it take longer than a year to repair its self. ... (1 replies)
... and really had no other options. i searched for 5 years with out any positive results. The bad thing about a diaphragm is the atrophy to the muscle seems to occur more rapidly than it does to others. ... (10 replies)

... ray showed elevated diaphragms but otherwise clear. I was discharged and told to find pulmonary specialist. ... (1 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with a paralyzed and elevated right diaphragm. ... (10 replies)
... I was just recently diagnosed with what they call, "eventration of the right hemidiaphragm", which from what I read is the same as paralyzed diaphragm, and elevated diaphragm. It sucks, doesn't it? ... (22 replies)
... I have looked back over some of my medical records and noticed two mentions of the diaphragm being elevated on the right side. This was during my two week stay in the hospital in August. This is 14 days after my gallbladder removal and after I had been sent home. ... (7 replies)
... ppy to share my husbands symptoms. When he couldn't keep his O2 saturations with in normal ranges after his open heart surgery, a xray was taken which showed his diaphragm was elevated on the right side. ... (7 replies)
COPD test?
Mar 10, 2007
... He gave me a read out on it and it said nothing wrong with lungs, but small lung capacity, and elevated left diaphragm. He then said he seriously thinks it is paralyzed, but that I am definitely not dealing with anything really bad like cancer. ... (22 replies)
COPD test?
Sep 23, 2006
... ray, and a sniff test. Usually there is just one number that's off on the breath test. The lungs are not the problem, just the phrenic nerve that runs to the diaphragm which makes them move. It's just very unusual, and 10 doctors missed it before this one caught it. Pulmonologist are quick to stamp "COPD" on problems... ... (22 replies)
COPD test?
Sep 13, 2006
... ray, and a sniff test. Usually there is just one number that's off on the breath test. The lungs are not the problem, just the phrenic nerve that runs to the diaphragm which makes them move. It's just very unusual, and 10 doctors missed it before this one caught it. Pulmonologist are quick to stamp "COPD" on problems... ... (22 replies)
... It's unusual, but a family member had all the same symptoms as you. After seeing 10 doctors in 8 months and being pumped full of asthma and bronchitis medication, (and having several chest X-rays and a CT scan), the 11th doctor finally (and quickly) found that he had a paralyzed diaphragm. You just can't get a deep breath. The lungs are fine, the bellows that work them... (30 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 28, 2006
... ray and found my left lung was collapsed and my left diaphragm was elevated I was treated for what they thought was pneumonia. After a couple more nights in the hospital i was sent home. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 16, 2005
... I can do about a half mile. Remember, my diaphragm is no longer elevated, but sewed in place down below. Only the right side moves up and down. ... (22 replies)
... She did a simple test in her office where I blew in a tube and she could tell it was my diaphram. A CAT scan showed I had an elevated left hemi diaphragm. ... (22 replies)
... I do not wish to rain on your enthusiasm but I sustained damage to my left phrenic nerve in April 1994 which has given me an elevated and paralized diaphragm with a partially collapsed left lung from CABS. I know nerves regrow but after all this time I see no difference. ... (4 replies)




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