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... As someone said it depends at what stage you are diagnosed. I was diagnosed over 20 years ago but I am not on O2 yet and stupidly smoked for most of those years. Not now. ... (6 replies)
Emphysema Question
Jan 12, 2003
... if that person stops or has stopped smoking. Also, is death from emphysema always a hideously painful death? ... (5 replies)
Feb 6, 2006
... As someone that is very well versed in Emphysema if he is not on inhalers then either he is not seeing the right Dr. or he is not adhering to the treatment. ... (23 replies)

... First off I am a SEVERE hypochondriac with SEVERE anxiety panic issues and always feel like I can't breath. ... (2 replies)
... and he has a great attitude. What this all means is that Copd can and does present challenges to people that have it...but depending on how determined you are to live life to the fullest, you needn't let it rule your life. It is a disease that can be managed. ... (10 replies)
... years. Well, this is year 10!!! We've been living with A1AT for 10 years now!!! I can't live if he dies!!! Sometimes I think it's not good to tell everything. ... (8 replies)
... my father died of emphysema last march 17th. i am certain that its different with different people, but i will tell you how things went. first of all, he had been in the hospital..but after about 4 days, they released him, even though we didnt feel comfortable with that... ... (8 replies)
Emphysema Question
Jan 14, 2003
... I don't think anyone can tell you "in general" how long a person with emphysema will most likely live. I do know that if you quit smoking, it will advance a LOT slower and depending on your age and condition, you can live a very long life. ... (5 replies)
May 7, 2005
... I hate to be the bearer of bad news but there is a very good chance that you have emphysema. This can only be verified through a Pulmonary Function Test. ... (1 replies)

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