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... Will A Chest X Ray Show Emphesemia? (1 replies)
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Feb 9, 2005
... shape. maybe i will be dead in 20 years and maybe not.......but i am not going to worry about it. My x ray was normal, but i did read on this board that copd or emphesemia will only show onan x ray when its advanced.......... ... (7 replies)
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Feb 9, 2005
... Ladybug: "There is no cure for emphysema...so eventually..you will lose him. It might take a year...5 years....or 20 years." I just wanted to say, if you add "or 30 years" that would include MOST of us 45 and over. My point is, we are ALL going to die, some will get emphesemia, a heart attack, cancer , car accident or whatever, but each and everyone one of us has a rendouvous... (7 replies)

... Hi, Kobeck. X-rays aren't a good way to diagnose emphysema, unless it is advanced. C-t scans are better: they show everything wrong with the lungs, much more clearly. Good luck to you...Deb (1 replies)
... hyperinflated lungs mean just big lungs...or balloon like lungs that are full of air.........its the aveoli's that are affected in emphesemia,,,,,,did he mention that to you :angel: i get pains in my ribs too but it is caused by holding my diaphram too tight because i suffer from anxiety,,,what was your spirometer test like...thats the breath test...if you have not had that... (8 replies)
... hyperinvlated lungs does not mean emphesema my daughter who is 18 has hyperinflated lungs and she is fit it could be you just took a big breath aveoili damage is the sign of emphesemia......did you have a spirometer test? what was your lung capacity,,,,my friend has been diagnosed with it and she still gets 93% on her spirometor reading she is still smoking but has cut... (8 replies)
... what can you take for emphesemia i was told that you could not take sedatives? ... (4 replies)




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