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... I am 76 years old and I have coughed and hacked phlegm I think since I was 6 years old. At that time I had a couple of operations on my lung to clear fluid or whatever they did at that time. ... (1 replies)
... ot shake this serious fear of death.I know,I should not fear the what will happen whether I fear it or I don't.But I have to tell you,I AM MORE SCARED OF ME than death itself.For those out there that want to know what stage 4 emphysema feels like,try this out. ... (3 replies)
... law has had emphysema for several years and has been on theodur, used nebulizer, and a couple different inhalers. For the last year he has been in the hospital for about a week, and home for about 2 weeks. ... (6 replies)

... Emphysema is something 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. ... (2 replies)
... but he became aggravated and started back again. ... (3 replies)
... He's not thinking much bout it, but I'm worried to death! It's in the beginning stages and if he were to stop smoking now, he could live a long good life. He'll be 49 next month. He was diagnosed about a year and half ago....... ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone, I am am 18 and a couple of years ago now I found out that my dad had emphysema, although he has had it for about 6 years now, I just wasn't told. ... (1 replies)
Help for copd
Sep 25, 2010
... Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of diseases that includes asthma, bronchitis,emphysema, and bronchiectasis. At one end we have asthma, at the other end we have pure emphysema. Copd is the major cause of disablility and death in the USA. ... (4 replies)
... Did you have lung spirometry done and did you suffer from weezing and congestion,? ... (5 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)
Emphysema
Dec 2, 2008
... I know someone who has had it for 15yrs now, takes a couple pills, has an inhaler when needed. My pulmonary dr told me it has to do with how soon it is caught and how you take care of yourself. ... (12 replies)
... death and taxes. ... (6 replies)
... I dont have any congenstion either. I dont cough anything up. I dont weeze when I breath, and thankfully I DONT get colds or broncitis. The emphysema I have is in the upper lobes of my lungs, and the "larger bullae" I have can come along with emphysema. ... (5 replies)
... a flu of some kind. Hes not the type to go to the dr usualy stuborn as a mule. But he knew somethin was wrong. well they gave him some meds for a lung infection and other flu symptoms. The meds didnt seem to be helping. And anyway he went back to the Dr. on friday and the doctor tested and told him he had emphysema. ... (2 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. There is no cure and very little they can do for it. ... (7 replies)
... My mom died of emphysema at 83, but each patient is very different. In this day and age, there is no reason for anyone to die a horrible death. Morphine can be used to ease breathing and make the passing comfortable. ... (6 replies)
... If you quit smoking and you have asthma and chronic bronchitis, those two conditions WILL improve. You will have fewer and milder episodes of both. ... (2 replies)
... Scared to death here. I am 51 one yrs old, quitting smoking as of yesterday. Two week ago went to doc for regular yearly thing. Ordered chest xray because she heard a "rub"? ... (2 replies)
Copd & emphysema
May 17, 2005
... Sounds just like my father before he went. Unfortunately, all doctors and hospitals can do at this point is try to keep pain at a minimum and keep the patient as comfortable as possible. Seeing as there is no cure for these horrible sicknesses. My father chose to come home and die. ... (19 replies)
Copd & emphysema
Apr 7, 2005
... lung capacity is good...compared to how bad it can and will get eventually....especially if he continues to smoke. ... (19 replies)


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