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Glue-like mucus and possibilities to reduce it?

Hey again, I tried looking for previous questions regarding this type of situation but couldn't find one. As stated previously, I haven't been diagnosed with COPD, but at one point I was diagnosed with atypical asthma. Now that diagnosis has also been …

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Possible New Diagnosis

I’m a 37 year old female. I haven’t smoked a day in my life, nor am I consistently around second hand smoke. I do have a history of childhood asthma which I outgrew by the time I was out of elementary school. To my knowledge I don’t think it was …

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cough up specks of blood

Does anyone cough up specks of blood? The doc doesn't seem to worried but I am full of anxiety. It's been happening for ages I have mild emphesema, Bronchieastatis and alpha .

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Rescue inhaler-Any suggestions that might help me?

I use Breo daily but frequently push myself pretty hard playing pickleball or exercising. When I go a little too hard and get winded I try to use my rescue inhaler. Does anyone else ever have problems emptying their lungs and getting a full dose into …

Author: gojags
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What is meaning of this weird test doctors are planning?

Hi, My doctors cant find the main reason to my sympthoms so they decide to put me in pre-spirometry then exercise stress test (indoor cycling) and then straight to post spirometry. Could anyone think what they are looking for?

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Learning what's normal?

Hi all I'm 48, live in Uk. I have mild emphesema and mild Bronchieastatis along with alpha 1. The route to me having a CT scan was at least three years of heavy chest , not so much sob (unl we exertion) but this heavy feeling/light burning Initially I …

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Chronic bronchitis to Emphysema

When someone has chronic bronchitis/fixed airway obstruction with daily symptoms even with inhalers, is it a likely chance they will eventually develop emphysema too? Meaning, when someone’s distal airways are constantly inflamed, is it only a matter of …

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Efficacy of home Power Nebulizer with two meds/day. Who measures, evaluates?

Has anyone with emphysema being treated with a nebulizer -inhaling Yupelri & Arformoterol- been evaluated or measured or tested regularly for results? Diagnosed with stage 4 three years ago.

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Mild copd at 45. What does my future hold

Hi, Ive been beside myself since getting diagnosed with mild copd in early may. I have a young family and would love to see my three young boys grow up but this diagnosis sent me on a emotional roller coaster, fearing I will not be around in another 20 …

Author: lphawest
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Does this progress that fast with some people?

I suggest that there can be a psychological component. Regardin my job, on work-from-home days when I’m in the house all day by myself my asthma symptoms typically escalate. I think it’s because I have so much alone and quiet time to dwell on it (until …

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Sympthoms and learning

Hi, i dont speak english for 1st language so sorry about my spelling. Im 36 years old with 18 years of smoking habbit. I smoked 10 years and vaped 8 years. I have quitted both last year. I was totally fine with no sympthoms that i noticed. I could walk …

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Living with mild emphysema

Our ages and smoking history are similar. When I was diagnosed this year through PFT and CT scan at 68 years old I was given a mild/moderate diagnoses as well as you even though my PFT FV1 numbers are not nearly as good as yours. FORTUNATELY my DLCO is …

Author: gojags
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Pulmonary hypertension-fairly high in patients with copd?

Hi all Its the dane again . I was wondering !, I read somewhere that , the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension, is fairly high in patients with copd, up to 40 percent, but vary with severity. I have high Bp, and take beta blokkers, low dose. Would it …

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Any common sense approaches to grocery shopping during COVID-19 outbreak

This seems to be over hyped for some reason. Regular flu has been doing more damage for years.And yet everyboby is paniced over this. While everyone is in a panic about the coronavirus (officially renamed COVID-19 by the World Health Organization), …

Author: PatriciaK
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Which is chronic bronchitis worst than emphysema?

Hello I'm 36yr old male. New to the group and was wondering, which is worst chronic bronchitis or emphysema? Right now I'm getting extensive testing done. Was giving a symbicort inhaler and was told I will be seen in July for further testing. Recently …

Author: Mistle
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Pneumonia with COPD

New to this group, but reaching out, last year learned I have COPD, emphysema,I’m sure from my years of smoking and the a couple years of vaping, which I swear might be worse! Anyway, last couple of days on a trip to Italy I started feeling awful. Prior …

Author: Lucke
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Looking for input on Inogen G4. Do users like it?

I am looking to purchase my first poc. Will be traveling and need something lightweight. Any input?

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What Is The Best Pillow To Use

I need suggestions fir what are the best Pillows to use. I am a side sleeper and I have been waking up sometimes with a headache. I use two pillows now but the are old. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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Advair generic insurance coverage

Try Mark Cuban Cost Plus Online Pharmacy Advair ( Fluticasone-Salmeterol ) 60 doses 100mcg---$60 250mcg---$60 500mcg---$112

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What is the highest CO2 level that human body can maintain?

MikeUK Hi Sanjay27 how is your uncle? My wife also had CO retention and spent 12 days in hospital on "the mask" to remove the CO2 We now have a home NIV system for night use and LOX at all times during the day The 2 concentrators we had have been sent …

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Spiriva Respimat 1.25 and Eye Concerns

Hello Everyone, I have been using Spiriva 1.25mcg (one puff) for 6 weeks. I have noticed an improvement in my breathing but have experienced strange sensations in my eyes. They are dry and at times my vision is blurry. The best description is they feel …

Author: Red2
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Multiple problems

I have had enphysema for decades without any associated problems. have been using a Wixela inhaler which was working well for me. However, I suffered an exasberation after a knee replacement surgery which put me in the hospital for 5 days. I assume the …

Author: bassglo
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White frostly mucus

Hi, My spirometry show that i have No copd, so i dont know if this is anything to worry about. I have some sympthoms like sob while exercise, chest pain and now i noticed that my mucus is frostly and white. I googled it and it says it sign of copd. …

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COPD & complications from knee replacement?

Has anyone here had knee replacement surgery? I've read several medical papers saying that the risk of complications for people with COPD, especially those on maintenance prednisone, is significantly higher. I'm considering this surgery, but very …

Author: simeon
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Just got my results of pft and need help

Hi, Just got my results and im so scared. I have sob while exercise and my heart rate is high and my chest feels tight. Im waiting for my dr to call me in few weeks and im wondering what values i have to look? My results:

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