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Night time oxygen?

Is a sleep study the only way to know if a person needs oxygen during sleep? I don't have SOB and my usual pulse oximeter readings are in the high 90's.

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Night Oxyomitary

My pulmonary lab office sent me a over night oximetry from orders from my pulmo.. I had two so far. 2 sleep studies at home and 2 at hospital that I flunked as I don't sleep enough even with sleeping pill.

Author: LandB55
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What exactly is mild emphysematous changes ?

Second visit to my Pulmonologist and when I asked him head on .' My CT Scan said Mild Emphysema what do you see ? His reply was It was emphysematous changes you have a small hole in your lung ????? which means it is mild and very controllable you will be …

Author: RedSox
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Coughing all night

Great work LandB55!!!! I love your plan!

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Spirometry Results

Can anyone explain these results to me? I don’t see a pulmonologist for another 2 months and I’ve been pretty anxious and worried! I’m on 28 years old.Impression says “there is a minimal obstructive lung disease. Degree of obstruction may be …

Author: Megannn18
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I am thinking about, how to save on my prescription in the USA?. anyone help

I am thinking about how to save money on my prescription in the USA?. Anyone can suggest me about it.

Author: milton2203
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Anyone help to buy Generic Cialis from an online pharmacy in the USA?

Hello All, I want to buy my prescription (Cialis) from a Canadian pharmacy in the USA. So suggest me which one pharmacy is safe for mine prescription?

Author: timothy78
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Bathroom exertion causing more SOB and why?

lately after going to the bathroom, I feel more SOB than normal and start having fits\attacks where I have to put on extra oxygen and do pursed lip breathing exercises to get back to as "normal" as before going to the bathroom. Does anyone know why this …

Author: Allen1
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Will you always need Oxygen?

I was put on Oxygen in May and was wondering if anyone who gets put on O2 ever gets off it. And if yes, was there anything in particular that helped you getting off.\ Thanks for sharing.

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WHAT ARE THE AFFECTS OF CONTINUING USE OF PREDNISONE?

I HAVE A SCRIP FOR 40mg FOR 5 DAYS TO TAKE ONLY WHEN AN EXACERBATION IS DEVELOPING. IS A LOWER DOSE DAILY SCRIP AN ALTERNATE? ANY BAD AFFECTS? THANKS ART

Author: AVR
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Dizzy after eating

why do I feel dizzy after eating - could it be oxygen or is it my anxiety over this emphysema

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Mucus, coughing, pleghm

what is good to bring up mucus, and phlegm on ches

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Fatigue

may be self explanatory but is severe fatigue that can last for hours, come on all of a sudden, a condition of severe copd. Thank you.

Author: Doedoe
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How long can you live with copd?

Personally, I didn't have the fear when diagnosed that I do now. The more I learn and understand what is going on the worse the fear gets. Edit: Woke up this morning thinking about this while having my morning coffee and came to the conclusion that …

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Walking helps COPD

Placed a walk app on my phone . He is the research from copdfoundation.org https://journal.copdfoundation.org/jcopdf/id/1129/...

Author: LandB55
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Does end stage 4 mean the end of life

My dad went to hospital with stomach pains and diarrhea on 6/06/19 Docs ran test. Said he had air out of his stomach, and wasn't supposed to be there so they said he needed emergency surgery . So hasn't been able to get up out of bed, then his oxygen …

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Mold Related COPD

Please help with any information you have. Regardind confirmation testing. Treatments. Legal. Animals diagnosing. Any and all. Please Garrett. garretthamil@gmail.com

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Scented products bother anyone else?

I cannot tolerate being around any scented products. I can't go to the grandchildren's performances, grandparents day, or most social activities because people's colognes and perfumes or whatever scented products they wear are so hard to tolerate. My …

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Are you considering a Stem Cell Therapy Clinic for treatment of your COPD?

I understand your frustration and you need. I have been researching these clinics since they first started in South America. I have several concerns, and the more I read, the more concerned I get. First off, most of these "clinics" have gone away from …

Author: Uncle Jim
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Marriage

Just curious has anyone gotten remarried after copd and diagnosed with emph

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Bronchoscopy

Yes, I did have saline lavage and some small samples of fluid and lung tissues taken in connection with the bronchoscopy. Initially after the bronchoscopy, my lungs felt quite heavy, because much of the saline could not be suctioned back out of my lungs …

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COPD and Balloons

I was told by some one that Blowing up Balloons is good for people with COPD. True or Not? Told it gets rid of trapped Gas in lungs ?????

Author: LandB55
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Cost of inhalers?

I started using Trelegy everyday about a year ago. It’s working well for me. I only use the ProAir if I need it. I used other inhalers off and on prior to that. I had the same sounds on both sides and not so much on my back. They disappeared after I quit …

Author: PatriciaK
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Are charlie-horses/ muscle cramps associated with COPD?

Like written in previous posts, I go through periods of time when I am cramp free and then they come back with a vengeance.. It is always the leg calves that cramp and it can be VERY painful! If I make an effort to try and stretch the leg that is …

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Oxygen-my oxygen is at 91 in the am

my oxygen is at 91 in the am is thatbo

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