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My dog, Lucky, is afraid of my O2 tubing. Any suggestions?

I changed the long hose a week or so ago, and now Lucky is afraid to step over it. The way my room is arranged, he almost always has to step over it. He will stand there and wimper, or go over it then back up several times. Suggestions. ed

Author: edpe77
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What to use for chapped lips and dry nose with oxygen

Read about petroleum jelly in the nose. http://www.mayoclinic.org/petroleum-jelly/expert-a...

Author: Dianne R
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Time for Medicare annual enrollment

October 15 to December 7 is the window to enroll in and change a Medicare Advantage health plan or Part D drug plan. These have no underwriting and anyone can be enrolled. To find the low cost Drug plan for you, click this Medicare website link. You can …

Author: netmouse
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Does anyone have any tips on purchasing my own portable O2 machine?

Just looking for any tips on purchasing portable O2 compressor for daily travel and also vacations. I have this big home one with a compressor for filling tanks, but those tun out pretty quickly. It's adversely affecting my social life, lol.

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Can anyone tell me about the name of drugs Used to treat for COPD?

Can anyone tell me about the name of drugs Used to treat for COPD?. Because I want to know which medication help to treat COPD.

Author: milton2203
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NO to vaping CBD oil

There is a post here about people vaping CBD oil. DO NOT DO THIS. YOU SEE IN THE NEWS THIS SEEMS BEHIND THE DEATHS THAT ARE HAPPENING.

Author: netmouse
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What are some good resources for Medicare, to get best plan for ME?

Medicare Rights Center has medicareinteractive.org. It also has a tollfree helpful helpline, 1-800-333-4114. There is free bi-weekly newsletter with good information you can sign up for as well, Dear Marci. you can learn more at medicarerights.org.

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Medications from All Day Chemist in India

I just read some old posts from folks who buy their meds from India. Can anyone tell me how you verified the quality and safety? It looks as if it is far less expensive, especially if you are in the Medicare Coverage Gap as I am now thanks to the …

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Hemp oil, CBD tincture

Has anyone used CBD tincture or oil for their COPD symptoms and had any success or relief ?

Author: PFrey
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Can COPD be diagnosed by only CT Scan?

Shortness of breath. Smoker 35 years. CT Scan in ER. Diagnosed exacerbation of COPD. No further testing. Was on oxygen for three days and treated for Flu. No issues at present time. Stopped smoking. I feel for anyone that has this disease.

Author: Rett
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90-95 saturation without O2

3 weeks ago my doc gave me the walk around tour and my sats dropped to 85. I had just gotten out of the hospital and the VA had already delivered an oxygen concentrator and 8 cylinders of O2. No instructions from hospital when released as to how often to …

Author: tomtom
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Mild upper lobe scarring and paraseptal emphysematous changes

hey new friends - I am really in a state of panic. I was in a car accident and coincidentally my CT scan showed Mild upper lobe scarring and paraseptal emphysematous. My PCP then sent me for an xray as well. She said the scarring is very mild (i think i …

Author: Mandih
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Lung Institute Cell Therapy

I know you may have seen the TV commercials from this place. I think it is Stem Cell therapy. Anyone heard good bad promissing about this?

Author: Grenz45
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Detox and Cleaning Lungs

There are inhaled meds, but I don't believe they are used for pneumonia or other lung infections. Maverick is right, the problem with COPD is the structural damage to the lungs and airways and there's nothing that can undo that. Meds help with the …

Author: Grenz45
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Does any one know of the WEI Institute?

This treats COPD and emphysema with herbs wondering if it is worth looking into.

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COPD ICU

Hi All, I want some advice. I am form philippines and last friday we rush my father to the hospital and he's in the ICU room from that day till now. His oxygen is 89% coming from machine. He got emphysema and tuberculosis. The doctor said that he needs …

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Stopping Smoking

How long after quitting smoking do you feel better?

Author: Debbie6659
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Acupuncture and Chinese medicine

Has anyone tried acupuncture or Chinese medicine? CBD oil are another thing all over the internet? I know nothing about the oil thing but i have had acupuncture done for knotted muscles which worked very well. I would be more interested in the Chinese …

Author: DB inc.
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I am a victim... I am hunted in fraud.

I had bought my COPD treatment medication from an online pharmacy i.e 24*7pharmacy. But this online pharmacy is rogue and doing fraud with customers. this pharmacy is not shipping my product. Anyone suggest me? how to find a safe online pharmacy.

Author: heidiweber
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CO2 Retention, COPD Stage III Respiratory Failure

I'm new here, so hello to all! I was recently hospitalized due to headaches, sleepiness, dizziness, being off balance, being very emotional, having vivid and terrifying nightmares, etc. My O2 sats were in the 70s. It was discovered that my blood CO2 was …

Author: Victorias
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Non-stop Coughing spasms

I don't know if this is what it would be called, but I often have trouble with coughing spasms. I will cough and cough and cough and can't stop to catch my breathe. It is not a deep cough that coughs anything up, it is just like a tickle that won't stop. …

Author: EmmaDee
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Video explaining COPD, treatment, inhalers

Grenz45 suggested searching for video. I did, and found this interesting series of edu: Here are two, they link to others like treatment explained: https://tinyurl.com/q8anv8n Inhalers explained: https://tinyurl.com/y4t4wyyu

Author: netmouse
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How does the FDA Make Sure New Treatments are Safe AND Effective?

I saw a great article written by FDA leadership and thought it may be of interest to some of you here. http://bit.ly/329oqvl One of the most important jobs of the US Food and Drug Administration is to make sure new medications and devices are both safe …

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Severe obstruction but...?

Hello everyone! Nice to meet you. I am new here, and I haven't been diagnosed yet. I am waiting to see the pulmonologist and had to wait 6 week (ugh) for an appointment. I am not looking for medical advice but I am curious if anyone has had a similar …

Author: Sassycat
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"Lung function" - what are people talking about?

What numbers are people referring to when they say, "I have 60% of my lung function." Is it FEV1? The FEV/FVC ration? Something else? Thank you!

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