... months ago. Results shows I have some subpleural blebs. Consulted a pulmonologist and took prescribed medication. When should I retake chest ct scan? ... (2 replies)
... Does anyone know what subpleural blebs are? ... (9 replies)
... Blebs on the right apex of the lung. Other fields of the lungs are are clear. Pulmonologist prescribed Spiriva supposedly to aid me in my breathing . Test results of retake of complete pulmonary function test or spirometry is NORMAL (2 replies)
... Hi...Were the blebs on both lungs? ... (2 replies)
... Wow, It amazes me how much animals and humans have in common, and also raises the question .....are bullae, and blebs really caused by emphysema and smoking? ... (9 replies)
... I couldn't feel it anymore. I was short of breath a lot but that was a combination of the blebs and emphysema. ... (9 replies)
I have what they call scattered larger "bullae" throughout my lungs. I believe these are a larger version of the "blebs".
I too have emphesema like Jeff stated.(Young onset, Im 43 and being tested for a genetic deficiency to see if thats the cause for the early emphesema) I have NOT suffered from spontaneous pneumothorax at this point. I did just have part of my... (9 replies)
... eat. I am guessing that if they found them in June and didn't say anything that there is no immediate threat in their eyes. I have had and will continue to get blebs but mine are emphysema related. I had several blebs on my left lung before they formed into 2 large blebs, I had them for nearly a year. ... (9 replies)
The nerve pain I discribe hits you like electric shocks, and burns, so with the jumping you mention could be possible that is what he is feeling because the that pain does make you jump, hits you unexpectedly?
Well, when I had my surgery I was fortunate enough that they didnt have to cut the ribs, they used a rib spreader to gain access and none fractured in the... (9 replies)
... I'm sure that the blueish color was lack of oxygen...I think he was trying to breathe as little as possible without pain and it just wasn't enough to keep enough oxygen in his lungs...It only happend one time in a week, and then again it might have been the meds...knocking him out too much, and being unable to even move.
He had an episode last April of 07..where his lungs... (9 replies)
Your very welcome! I'm and animal lover too so I do understand your concern, and I think its wonderful your trying to help him this way.
Hmm...something you said I find interesting...when you said his tounge was blue(which of course is a lack of oxygen) but once he started moving around it turned back to pink...makes me wonder..again, could be one of two... (9 replies)
... Thank you so much Annette for your reply. Mickey had tubes until Sunday, so for 3 days he did have the tubes in, and they said that there was no leakage when they removed them. They had a suction device they told me on the tube to suck out any air that might have been in there. The drugs they gave him are an opium type which knocks him out. He had his dose every 12 hours as... (9 replies)
I just posted a question about spontaneous pneumothorax. I want to talk to someone like you, who have been through the surgery. My beloved pet, a 6 year old Yellow Lab we call Mickey just had surgery last Friday to remove the right cranial lubg lobe. He said there were multiple bullae in there..He is still having a little bit of a hard time breathing, and tires very... (9 replies)