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Mom with COPD
May 25, 2012
... I am in a similar situation in some ways. My dad was diagnosed with the disease 5 or 6 years ago, however, neither or my parents told me about it until about a year and a half ago. ... (2 replies)
Help with COPD
Sep 6, 2011
... It sounds like a very difficult situation, and, yes, his COPD is very severe. He should be under the care of a good pulmonologist. ... (7 replies)
... scan with dye and they were normal. From what I have read on the net that emphysema would show up on the ct scan at least. ... (1 replies)

... So you can see, I haven't quit smoking entirely yet. I'm down to "nursing" ONE cig a day tho. ... (8 replies)
... So you can see, I haven't quit smoking entirely yet. I'm down to "nursing" ONE cig a day tho. ... (8 replies)
... Do you have a problem of exhaling the smoke, I seem to have to force it out or otherwise I seem to swallow it. And it difficult for me to talk feel like I don't have enough breath to complete a sentence. Do you have similar problems? How were you dx ? Thanks terlin (8 replies)
... I have started using the electronic cig. It really seems to be working.. I still cheat now and then, but only like one or two puffs of a real cigarette a day, so I believe here in the near future I'll be able to quit for good. ... (8 replies)
... the morning of my lung biopsy. Yes, I had lung cancer. Cancer is gone, but I have severe COPD. My COPD went from mild, before the surgery, to severe about 4 months after the surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I don't smoke so I can only offer suggestions, plus a perspective from a daughter watching her mother die of COPD and refusing to stop smoking. ... (8 replies)
... s of the cigarette. At the same time, I started to cut back on the number of cigs I smoked each day. I then started to stop inhaling all together. I still absorbed some of the nicotine through my mouth, but a whole lot less than when inhaling. ... (8 replies)
... I'm also with a stop smoking group, but that hasn't seemed to help either. ... (8 replies)
... Dear Mamaflo, I am 66, female, and quit smoking last year, after I was told that I had a lesion on my lung, that appeared to be cancer. ... (7 replies)
... My husband is a very inconsiderate person. He thinks if he turns the air machine on that should be fine. He is a very bad alcoholic and I do not like confrontation at this point in my life. Smokers all believe they have the right to smoke when and where they prefer. Thanks for your reply. It was appreciated (6 replies)
... law had COPD and asthma and did not allow smoking in her house. Husband and I smoked and all our friends smoked and my house was always filled with fumes but she visited we all went outside or to the basement to smoke even though it was my home. ... (6 replies)
... Seems I can well relate to what everyone is saying. I was diagnosed October 2007 with moderate COPD. And I am still smoking. Don't get me wrong. I am not proud of it whatsoever. And as my pulmonary doc told me, I am only killing myself. ... (7 replies)
... years ago and still I get bronchitis at least twice a year. I have a thyroid condition which affects my immune system so maybe that's why. ... (3 replies)
... My diagnosis was mild COPD with bronchitis. I was given an albuterol inhaler to use as needed. In 2009 my lung dr. added Symbicort. I was having a CT scan once a year and it showed no changes. ... (13 replies)
... This year I have had bronchitis 3 times this last time turned to pneumonia. Started mid September and I am still dealing with it. I have had 2 rounds of antibiotics, 2 weeks of steroids and on Symbicort, Advair, and Atrovent. ... (0 replies)
... If your husband continues to smoke, and with only a lung capacity that will continue to drop, for every year that he continues, you don't need someone to tell you how long he has to live. ... (2 replies)
... Have you considered the electronic cigs? They have regular tobacco and menthol flavors. Contains nicotine... but without the ash, smoke & smell! I would recommend the BluCig disposable ones. Have tried different brands and this one has the thickest vapor, better taste. Other ones make your throat feel dry. Another plus is that it lasts as long as 3 packs would! Good luck. (8 replies)


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