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... 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)
... Everyone who smokes should have a spirometry test annually. In the early stages of lung disease, there are no symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Kimmy, I read your post and I had to respond. I was diagnosed with begining stages of emphysema according to the chest ex-rays and CT scan. After meeting with my doctors and countless other tests and telling them that I never smoked either they changed it to Pulmonary Hypertension and have been in treatment since May 2009. I have one more test to be done and that is a lung... (3 replies)

... I'm not a doctor but a couple weeks ago I was told I have emphysema also. There are different stages of emphysema, I do know that much. ... (2 replies)
... I don`t know about all the different stages but your dad should be on oxygen to help him be more able to move around so that he prolonges the illnes and it will help him move so he doesn`t get pnemonia. goog luck and gog bless you both:angel: (4 replies)
... What are the stages of emphysema? ... (4 replies)
... I also have been told I have emphysema it was found during a blood gas test I have no idea what to expect at this stage. ... (8 replies)
... I also have been told I have emphysema it was found during a blood gas test I have no idea what to expect at this stage. ... (8 replies)
... law has had emphysema for several years and has been on theodur, used nebulizer, and a couple different inhalers. ... (6 replies)
... I am new here. My mum is 60 and was diagnosed by chance with emphysema 2 years ago. ... (9 replies)
... Are there stages of this disease? ... (3 replies)
... I was in the advanced stages of emphysema by the time I was diagnosed. I needed 3 lungs surgeries called LVRS, to help my breathing. ... (5 replies)
Dad with emphysema
Sep 22, 2002
... hi. my dad just diagnosed with severe emphysema along with 5 basil cell carcanoma's. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I am 72 years old and I was diagnosed with emphysema in 2001. My sister was diagnosed around the same time and she passed in 2006. My pulmonary spec. ... (8 replies)
... ray, that the emphysema should be further advanced, is this right? ... (0 replies)
... infection was diagnosed in November of last year, which is when I had surgery to remove a wedge section from my lung. Again I had NO symptoms to this either. The emphysema has been there for several years. I'm only 43 and thin as well. ... (5 replies)
... Sounds like he needs to wear oxygen when exerting himself. You need to find a new doctor. Not an MD. A pulmenary specialist. (4 replies)
... Hello all I'm new to the board, but in reading this post i felt like your talking about my breathing troubles. Doc said he won't put me on oxygen,until my saturation level is below 95%. I been struggling to cope with asthma-copd-bronchitis,about once a month,& a very sick 24 year old with Cerebral Palsy.:angel: How is your fathers saturation levels. I also have a neighbor who... (4 replies)
... I think your Dad should stay off of oxygen as long as possible, because if he gets on it, he'll probably be on it for the rest of his life, and it's a big hassle. I would suggest he stop smoking if he hasn't already; change to a more healthier diet; get into a pulmonary rehab program, and get down to a more optimum weight if he isn't already there. (4 replies)
... Hi there. You should request a CT scan. It will clearly show if you do have COPD. Regular x-rays won't show anything, till lung disease is more advanced. I have COPD; and I had regular chest x-rays taken before my diagnosis...in fact, my regular doctor called me and assured me that I indeed did not have a lung disease. When my symptoms didn't get better, I requested seeing a... (25 replies)


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