... 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. (10 replies)
... h. So I went back to the ER Wednesday night. Once there the doc ordered a chest xray and some cough suppressant medicine for me since he did hear crackling in my lungs and I was obviously having labored breathing. This is where it gets strange. ... (0 replies)
... I've seen my Dr and he said my lungs sound completely clear, I've had blood work, chest xrays, and ekg's and everything comes back good. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks SherryWA so much for your support. My hubby and I hope to move to NC or SC one day. Maybe I will end up with great doctors like yours. :) I will keep you posted and all the best with your health. Prayers! (10 replies)
... So sorry you are having these health issues. My lung problems were also caught during another procedure. I was having a CT of my kidneys and my nodules showed up. Jump forward about 7 yrs later and I now see a great pulmonary doctor at UNC CHAPEL HILL in NC. I have COPD and was just diagnosed with MAC lung disease. I do think you should see a pulmonary specialist. I would not... (10 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. ... (10 replies)
... it had slowly been breaking up and clots had actually gone through my heart into my lungs....how I am alive now I will never know.....these clots are now in my lungs and causing damage. It only takes one tiny clot to kill me if it got stuck in my heart. ... (12 replies)
... At 18 had both lungs collapse, but the problem didn't show up for a few years after. Ive always been active, weight very average, non smoker. ... (0 replies)
I meant to ask you if you have had an x-ray or scan of your chest and lungs.
I take it you have if you have been in Hospital.
Were you told the results.
I believe you mentioned about some deterioration in your lungs. Did you ask what that meant,
Solofelix. (12 replies)
... I really have no idea what the results were. All I know was my Dr told me I had a mild obstruction.
When you took the test did it feel like you had no more air left in your lungs, but they told you to keep blowimg? (5 replies)
... I've taken prednisone and antibiotics and still not doing any better. I know that my chest xrays came back and the Dr says my lungs sound clear, but from my understanding alot of people that have bad COPD have clear xrays right? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Everyone, well I have been in hospital the last 3 days!! I started to feel a bit better, but at night I just feel like im so badly struggling to breathe and my oxygen levels won't rise above 92% so I decided to go to my gp for her advice. She sent me straight to hospital as an admission!! Which is very strange, ive never heard of that before....she said she wasn't at all... (12 replies)
... After a trip to the ER a week ago, I was diagnosed with pleurisy. At the time, I was extremely uncomfortable and couldn't lay down, and was breathing shallowly as every breath made it worse. I don't know how to explain the feeling I have had with it, but it is not the typical sharp pain I understand most people get with pleurisy, but the discomfort was just as bad as any pain... (0 replies)
... ecause I told them I was getting worse. I explained to the paramedic lady that I probably needed steroids as I am finding it so hard to get enough air through my lungs and that it actually feels like i'm suffocating. ... (12 replies)
... i was diagnosed with empheysema 8 years ago but didn't quit smoking until 4 years ago .I do use the vape electronic cigarette which my doctor said my lungs sound clear and strong but i get short of breath a lot lately . some say its the weather but im wondering. ... (0 replies)
... ld find a doctor who, in conjunction with a pulmonologist, would be willing to perform liposuction to her tummy area it would free up space for her diaphragm and lungs to function more normally and greatly improve her quality of life. ... (0 replies)
... Allowing for this, the lungs are clear. No plueral effusion present. Nothing acute. ... (6 replies)
... ray. It all came back fine, and my blood tests were all normal. The ER doc did say my lungs showed some bronchiole thickening. ... (6 replies)
... My apologies for the late response. I haven't been on this site in a while and I guess I didn't see the updates in my email. Thank you so much Mariner403 and Sherrywa for telling me about what happened to you and giving me hope. I have a pulmonary Dr visit soon. I will be getting another scan in September and the kidney disease is a definite but luckily I don't need dialysis... (10 replies)
... to see if my lungs are functioning properly. ... (10 replies)