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Air trapping
Aug 25, 2016
... Runningonempty, Your situation sounds exactly like mine. Significant air trapping in otherwise perfect lungs. I've been going through tests since November and they just found a clue. Have you been tested for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? It's a simple finger ***** test they can do right in the office, it takes longer than your average blood test to get results though,... (2 replies)
Emphysema and COPD
Aug 16, 2016
... COPD - Chronic Oppressive Pulminary Disease - is an umbrella term for chronic bronchitis and/or Emphysema. (2 replies)
Emphysema
Aug 11, 2016
... Recently, i had a pulmonary function test which showed hyperinflation, gas trapping. Diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide is moderately reduced. My doctor is saying i have emphysema. Today my lungs was hurting and i felt so sick. When this comes on i experience overwhelming fatigue and i keep dosing off from this fatigue. I don't understand emphysema completely yet;... (1 replies)

Emphysema and COPD
Aug 11, 2016
... COPD is a category of chronic lung diseases that includes emphysema among others. People sometimes use the terms interchangeably but technically they are not one and the same. ... (2 replies)
Emphysema and COPD
Aug 10, 2016
... What is the difference between COPD as opposed to Emphysema? Is COPD worst than Emphysema? (2 replies)
Emphysema
Aug 16, 2016
... Because of the reduced Oxygen intake, fatique will probably be a part of your new life. Hang in there - you'll learn how to schedule more demanding tasks in your life. (1 replies)
COPD &E Coli
Jul 24, 2016
... I have severe COPD and emphysema. My brother is at the end stage of liver disease and has E. coli. Am I at risk when visiting him? Any help would be appreciated. (3 replies)
... I was found hyper inflated lung about 10 years ago, I saw a pulmonary doctor at that time because I had some small nodules in my lung . I did three times general CT scan during 2003-2005 until the nodules disappeared, after that I did once x-ray every year. About the hyper inflated lung , one of Pulmonary doctor I saw said it was I am tall and thin stature rather than true... (0 replies)
Emphysema Stage 1
Oct 19, 2014
... If you stop smoking especially when you are just at stage 1, you can slow down the progression of emphysema drastically and you may stay at stage 1 and never progress to the latter stages of the disease but if you keep smoking it speeds up the disease. ... (3 replies)
... f all, there is no way to tell when you go from one stage to another. I will say it will happen sooner if you do not stop smoking. My mother was diagnosed with Emphysema in 1985 and it became Copd with Bronchitis and she lasted until December 2012. Lots of things can help, diet, exercise, pulmonary rehab. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Emphysema Stage 1 a year ago and am still smoking to this day , i have tried everything from the ecig to the patch and Meds . Nothing is working . ... (3 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with mild emphysema. I have not smoked in over 10 years and am not around second hand smoke or pollution. I was wondering if anyone else is in the same situation and do you know if since I do not smoke and do not have other exposure can the progression stop? I have many family members that have COPD and carry around oxygen tanks. I am hoping I do... (1 replies)
... I am 81 years have had emphysema since I was in my 50's, I quite smoking when I was 61, so years ago, so it you stop you can last a long time but keep it up and you will not make it much past 71 or 72, quit now and give your self a long life (2 replies)
... I have copd iam 57 quit smoking 5 yrs,i get very winden,bending over,up steps,walking yeally short of breath,my aunt just died of emphysema it was a terrible death not being able to breathe she gasphed for air so bad then died of heart failure, Rick (2 replies)
... oh wow, it's a difficult situation you're in. To put it basically, you can't help your dad. he has a lifetime of being the way he is, and now he's very sick. he'll never get better in the way that his lungs will improve, and basically I can only imagine it to feel like having asthma all the time with a feeling of suffocation. My mom died of lung cancer...I have asthma, and... (1 replies)
... ll continue to be. And I guess how long he will be around for, I never have any idea weather he has a month left or 6 years, and thats hard. And what is death by Emphysema like? ... (1 replies)
... Hi y'all! This is my first post here and my husband has recently be diagnosed with Emphysema and large bullae in both lungs. ... (2 replies)
... He developed pnemonia and went to the ER at the hospital. They did chest xrays and found he had emphysema and doc told me his lungs are severely damaged. ... (0 replies)
... Howdy, Last month I was downgraded from Moderate to Severe COPD/Emphysema. Also, I've just been prescribed O2 therapy to boot. It's a bummer. I'm still employeed, and I finally have a job I really enjoy, but this O2 therapy (although desperately needed) is going to eventually put a strain on my employment situation. I'm only 60 years old, but I did smoke for over 40 years.... (6 replies)
... Did the doctor say how bad your emphysema is? ... (8 replies)


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