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Asthma Or COPD
Aug 23, 2016
... I was diagnosed with asthma three years ago.I use my peak flow meter daily but my lungs have not improved.It's always in the red zone at morning and night and only in the yellow zone after using my inhaler but never in the green. ... (0 replies)
Emphysema
Aug 11, 2016
... 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. ... (1 replies)
... been doing pretty good since then. I have taken Levaquin a few times since then but I haven't had any of that in over a year. I still have mucous collect in my lungs and had it checked in 2015 and again recently and it grew out Stenotrophomonas maltophilia each time. I had never had that before. ... (1 replies)

... earch as you're able and make a list of questions for the doctors or family members if they are in contact. Ask what antibiotics he's taking and how much of his lungs are infected. Do a search on this site for e.coli pneumonia and see what other info you can find. ... (1 replies)
... My 80 y/o uncle recently got diagnosed with double pneumonia and they were thinking he may have TB, however his test came back positive for ecoli in the lungs. I have never heard of this but it does not sound very well. I do not live close so I cannot go and talk with the doctors myself. Any wisdom on the subject? thanks (1 replies)
... can make a huge difference. Smoking changes the microbiome in the lungs, making it harder to fight infections, in addition to killing the cells that let our lungs function. Stopping smoking will go a long way. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, it's important that you consider to quit smoking...unfortunately, once the lungs are affected by poor functioning, it will be an added assault on a continual basis. You need your lungs to work as well as possible.... ... (2 replies)
... Sounds a lot like what I've had going on. I have had shortness of breath for several years and was diagnosed with Sleep Apnea about 8 years ago. I use CPAP to treat that. I also smoked for about 20 years - about an average of 1/2 pack a day. My doctors all knew I was always tired and short of breath but never sent me for tests. I had my cardiologist do stress echo tests - all... (1 replies)
... And quite bothersome. I've had trouble getting to sleep and needing to take benadryl to help me pass out. For whatever reason normal breathing isnt filling my lungs with oxygen. What could this be? ... (1 replies)
... ECMO was a device that filtered and oxygenated my blood, allowing my lungs to rest. ... (1 replies)
... Since the lungs have no pain receptors, the pain you feel is not your lungs. Pleurisy or pneumonia can cause pain. ... (3 replies)
... I am almost 55 and I have COPD. I was wondering if any of you have that pain in your lungs that aches? ... (3 replies)
Pain in lungs
Oct 8, 2015
... I think you're past early signs of copd and emphysema and the hyperinflated lungs are a sign of that process. Have you had pulmonary function tests done? ... (2 replies)
Pain in lungs
Oct 7, 2015
... Hi all - I have been having pain across back and chest tightness for the past 4 years - had various scans etc nothing shows - except overinflated lungs - I am a previous smoker of 15 years - I have to sleep on 3 pillows to be able to breathe - I cannot tolerate exercise anymore I get breathless, my chest is always tight and have thick plem that I cannot get off my chest. If... (2 replies)
... to start OK over the past 2 weeks I have been noticing that when I do something other than sitting down be it walking up stairs or around the kitchen cleaning my lungs kind of burn and i feel out of breath once it comes on it can take a day to go back to being bearable again. ... (0 replies)
... My husband had coughed up blood tinged mucus, so went to emergency room, oxygen level at 60. Took chest xray, cat scan, he was spitting up so much blood could not keep oxygen mask on, intubated, took echo cardiogram, heart treat, took to ICU on October 12, still on October 24th the doctors don't know what it is. Took 58 blood tests, all came back negative, so they have him on... (0 replies)
... I had a ct of my chest done on Wednesday to check my lungs because I had an abnormal PFT with extremely low DLCO, and prior to that, experienced low pulse-ox following a surgery (80's). I'm a non-smoker and have never smoked and my doctor's office called this afternoon with my ct results. The test said I have a minimal collapsed airway with a small pericardial effusion. Does... (0 replies)
... A new update. PCP did a peak flow test. Dr. Let me try 6 times and as we know they take your top 3 numbers (which were my last) my lungs are at 70%. It was a little bit of a surprise to me. The only things I have noticed is cleaning products and sprays bothering my lungs. I am just waiting for my scan. I want a diagnosis already ;) happy Friday to all. (13 replies)
... ng to have my follow up lung scan later this month. Recently I have noticed sprays such as cleaning products and nail polish etc all bother me. I feel them in my lungs at times causing me to cough. This is something new. I also have a visit with the Pulmonary Dr. For a PFT after my scans. ... (13 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the message boards. Why would you want to hide spots on the lungs during an x-ray? For what reason? Is this for employment? (1 replies)


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