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... My mother recently had open heart surgery. Immediately after surgery she had a horrible time breathing. They said it was normal. Now 3 months later she can barely breath. Come to find out they told us they nicked the diaphragm and now she only has 33% lung capacity. Any options out there. She is 79. Can a lawsuit be an option? (0 replies)
... I have a paralyzed diaphram on the right side that has made my breathing extremely difficult. I also have COPD, NASH and recently been told that I also have Polycythemia. ... (0 replies)
... lse rate went to 125. I was in bed for 3 months fighting this infection, by the end it had damaged my heart as well. Now I have Congestive heart failure and the lung issue. ... (10 replies)

... Breathing problems started that very night of he is sending me to a Lung specialist who I see on Friday...don't know if I can trust what she says, if he is recommending the BEST and HEAD of the Dept. ... (10 replies)
Paralyzed diaphram
Jul 19, 2010
... e damage could possibly be permanent as mine is. My regular cardiologist ran a Flouroscope last October to show that over 18 months had passed and it was still paralyzed as well as elevated compressing the bottom 3rd of my lung. ... (9 replies)
Paralyzed diaphram
Mar 15, 2010
... I too was told I had COPD. That diagnosis came along with my paralyzed diaphragm. I've been to the Mayo clinic and they confirm my belief that it was the problems with the diaphragm. My problems to worsened as I got older. ... (9 replies)
... I too was told I had COPD. That diagnosis came along with my paralyzed diaphragm. I've been to the Mayo clinic and they confirm my belief that it was the problems with the diaphragm. My problems to worstened as I got older. ... (10 replies)
... Obviously you can't "breath down" toward the stomach and as a result my right lung is a bit collapsed up. ... (10 replies)
... I was diagnosed in 2002 with bilateral paralyzed diaphragm. ... (1 replies)
Lung collapse
Mar 26, 2009
... sooner found out that my right lung collapsed after some tests i was told that mt diaphragm was paralyzed can you tell me how this could have happened in surgery? ... (0 replies)
... Jersey. He was supposed to have begun work with a Special Outreach program for kids this past September. But a medical mishap nearly killed him, and has left him paralyzed for life, on a ventilator and in very dire straits. ... (2 replies)
... hospital admissions, was diagnosed with a partially paralized lung and diaph. on the left side. They kept saying it was trama to the lung causing the pain and problems being able to breath. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 28, 2006
... ray and found my left lung was collapsed and my left diaphragm was elevated I was treated for what they thought was pneumonia. After a couple more nights in the hospital i was sent home. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 21, 2006
... I am so relieved to find there are people who can really relate to what I have gone through over the past 1 1/2 years. In March of 2005 I had a viral infection that left me not able to lay down to sleep for approx. 1 month without taking my breath away. My first visit to the dr. they put me on an antibiotic(biaxin I think). After about 1-2 weeks I was finally able to sleep... (22 replies)
... Mom is also diabetic and in her 70s. What kind of damage, if any, is being done to the lung that is not in use? ... (1 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Aug 21, 2005
... Thanks So Much For The Nice Note, No His Lung Did Not Collapse, But His Right Hemidiaphragm Has. I Just Can't Understand Why We Can't Get More Information On It. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Aug 21, 2005
... Elaine, I am sorry to hear about your husband. All I can say is I do not recommend diapham plication surgery. I am 53 years old and had the surgery June 8. Within 7 weeks many of the stitches had come out and my lung capacity remains at 35% - same as it was before surgery. I am seeing a new doctor this week who specializes in spinal therapy. The docs think mine was... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Aug 19, 2005
... I'm sorry your husband is having such a bad time, Elaine. Do you mean that his lung collapsed? ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 26, 2005
... Like your mother, my mom died of lung disease too, at 56. It was autoimmune. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 16, 2005
... Hi Deda, Good to hear from you. I returned to work July 5th after being off 4 weeks for the surgery, so I have been too busy to check back on the board. I will try to answer all of your questions. First of all, my daughter's boyfriend explained the "air" was probably really "gas" that formed during surgery if some bacteria got in my which is very common and mixed with... (22 replies)

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