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... What are the stages of emphysema? ... (4 replies)
... r they changed it to Pulmonary Hypertension and have been in treatment since May 2009. I have one more test to be done and that is a lung biopsey and I am scared of that test. I want to know the answer of what I have and want to know if I can live a normal long life after this. ... (3 replies)
... I'm not a doctor but a couple weeks ago I was told I have emphysema also. There are different stages of emphysema, I do know that much. ... (2 replies)

... I think your Dad should stay off of oxygen as long as possible, because if he gets on it, he'll probably be on it for the rest of his life, and it's a big hassle. ... (4 replies)
... I don`t know about all the different stages but your dad should be on oxygen to help him be more able to move around so that he prolonges the illnes and it will help him move so he doesn`t get pnemonia. goog luck and gog bless you both:angel: (4 replies)
... At age 34, I was extremely short of breath. I was exhausted climbing a flight of stairs, walking a short distance, or carrying a small bag of groceries from the car. By age 37, I could not breath in the shower or roll over in bed without feeling like I was going to pass out. ... (5 replies)
Dad with emphysema
Sep 22, 2002
... hi. my dad just diagnosed with severe emphysema along with 5 basil cell carcanoma's. ... (1 replies)
Emphysema Stage 1
Oct 19, 2014
... If you stop smoking especially when you are just at stage 1, you can slow down the progression of emphysema drastically and you may stay at stage 1 and never progress to the latter stages of the disease but if you keep smoking it speeds up the disease. ... (3 replies)
... Everyone who smokes should have a spirometry test annually. In the early stages of lung disease, there are no symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... Sounds like he needs to wear oxygen when exerting himself. You need to find a new doctor. Not an MD. A pulmenary specialist. (4 replies)
... Hello all I'm new to the board, but in reading this post i felt like your talking about my breathing troubles. Doc said he won't put me on oxygen,until my saturation level is below 95%. I been struggling to cope with asthma-copd-bronchitis,about once a month,& a very sick 24 year old with Cerebral Palsy.:angel: How is your fathers saturation levels. I also have a neighbor who... (4 replies)
... Are there stages of this disease? ... (3 replies)
... You hit the nail on the head when you wrote that asthma patients do not regularly receive PFTs as do Emphysema patients do, Wrin. ... (9 replies)
... never followed through with therapy or any type of oxygen. ... (2 replies)
... check. I have to go back to the office and get a copy of the breathing results, I don't know why I didn't ask for them while I was there! He did say that the desired "score" was an 80, and I got a "96". ... (0 replies)
... MAI , which I had part of my right upper lung removed and have NO symptoms as of yet other than fatigue, of which I am greatful! The MAI infection was diagnosed in November of last year, which is when I had surgery to remove a wedge section from my lung. ... (5 replies)
... law has had emphysema for several years and has been on theodur, used nebulizer, and a couple different inhalers. ... (6 replies)
... I am new here. My mum is 60 and was diagnosed by chance with emphysema 2 years ago. ... (9 replies)
... You mention she's a diabetic and "might be" insulin resistant. The two go together in the most common type of diabetes...i.e. type II diabetes. ... (2 replies)
... I'm trying to learn just what happens when a person has emphysema. Well, the end stages that is. You see, I drive a truck and am on the road alot. My mother was diagnosed with empysema in the 80's. She kept smoking till about 5 years ago. ... (2 replies)

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