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... it is easier to get a lung infection due to the lungs not opening completely. ... (10 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)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Dec 27, 2006
... then suddenly I can't seem to get a full breath of air and I feel winded just walking up a few flights of stairs....What a bummer... Anyway, I found out I had a Paralyzed Diaphragm and I am like, "What, how!".. anyway, I've been dealing with this for about a year and NOW I feel as if my condition is IMPROVING.. ... (22 replies)

... ermined my right diaphragm was paralyzed. I have a CT scheduled and will be referred to a pulmonologist. Doctors have no idea what caused the herniated disk or paralyzed diaphragm. I still can't sleep on my back and continue to get winded when climbing stairs or walking up inclines. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 21, 2006
... t gain it over night for heavens sake!!! After a frustrating few weeks I went to yet another dr. who finally listened to my chest and informed me that one of my lungs was not filling completeley. ... (22 replies)
Paralyzed Diaphram
Jul 16, 2005
... As far as the cause goes, the doctors think a virus attacked my phrenic nerve. It's weird, my mother had polio in the early 50's and her lungs were paralyzed. Somewhere I read our problem can be caused by a virus including polio. ... (22 replies)
... I was just recently diagnosed with what they call, "eventration of the right hemidiaphragm", which from what I read is the same as paralyzed diaphragm, and elevated diaphragm. It sucks, doesn't it? ... (22 replies)
... It's somewhat comforting to know I am not alone. I started experiencing shortness of breath in early Feb. First I thought it was a result of stress as I had to eliminate the only other job in my dept. and I was taking guardianship of my father who has a brain disease. I later thought it was a heart attack. After that was ruled out with a stress test that almost killed me,... (22 replies)
... Hi, I'm not sure I have any answers but my husband can definitely identitify with you because he also has a right side paralyzed diaphragm. ... (2 replies)
PARALYZED diaphram
Apr 20, 2002
... Was looking for info on this subject due to finding out that my right diaphram is paralyzed in the up position. But I am finding more questions then answers. Funny how with the technology we have today we are stumped by this. ... (1 replies)
... sit upright in a chair and talk all day and you would never know anything was wrong with me, but the second I stand up I can't breath. I really thought I had a paralyzed diaphragm and was finally going to have some resolution, but all he did was change my inhalers and schedule my third set of pft's. ... (0 replies)
... omen. The fat has made it impossible for her diaphragm to have adequate space in which to inflate and deflate her lungs. One doctor even mentioned she may have a paralyzed diaphragm, which in my research could be alleviated by a procedure called "diaphragmatic plication". ... (0 replies)
... Funny...I posted this in 2009. I still can't breath and have been scanned from head-toe, MRI's, CT scans, sonograms, thyroid tests, pulmonary function test...the works. Only thing I found out was I had several herniated and deteriorated discs in my neck (explained the neck pain/headaches) and high cholesterol. Nothing to explain the breathing/swallowing difficulty. I was on... (34 replies)
... how I felt over the next week because the medicine made me forget the whole week. Ever since this episode I have continued to have trouble completely filling my lungs with air. I struggle to get a good deep breath. ... (34 replies)
COPD test?
Mar 10, 2007
... ragm. He then said he seriously thinks it is paralyzed, but that I am definitely not dealing with anything really bad like cancer. In fact he seems to think my lungs are in good shape for the most part. I go I think next week for the pulmonary function tests and the blood gasses test and the sniff test.. ... (22 replies)
... your father is getting. My mother passed away 11 years ago. She had had a cerebral hemmorage and was in a nursing home because of severe brain damage. She was paralyzed on one side and couldn't communicate very well. She was this way for 6 years. One day she decided to stop eating and drinking. ... (4 replies)
COPD test?
Sep 23, 2006
... ray, and a sniff test. Usually there is just one number that's off on the breath test. The lungs are not the problem, just the phrenic nerve that runs to the diaphragm which makes them move. ... (22 replies)
COPD test?
Sep 13, 2006
... ray, and a sniff test. Usually there is just one number that's off on the breath test. The lungs are not the problem, just the phrenic nerve that runs to the diaphragm which makes them move. ... (22 replies)
... found that he had a paralyzed diaphragm. You just can't get a deep breath. The lungs are fine, the bellows that work them aren't. ... (30 replies)

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