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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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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 …

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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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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 …

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Coughing all night

coughed all night - last night was awful, went to sleep at 10 pm woke up at 3 am hacking my guts out, took 2 puffs of my inhaler, up again at 7 am Took another 2 puffs then I was up for good , then took my Incruse inhaler. I’m exhausted this am and have …

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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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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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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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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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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

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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.

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Best rescue inhaler?

I was diagnosed with moderate COPD 3 years ago. I don't have shortness of breath and don't use inhalers or oxygen. However, I'm going to Denver next month and since it's higher elevation than southern California, my doctor suggested I take a "rescue …

Author: PatriciaK
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I did it!

I ventured out of the house today for the first time since I broke my ribs. Who says you can't drive with just one hand? What could go wrong? But I was on a mission: I wanted to score a couple of nice tenderloins for dinner. I even put them on my own …

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How can I stop bruising and bleeding so often?

YES I RESEARCHED THIS IN & OUT IT'S OLD AGE & MOST OF THE MEDS YOU TAKE IF YOU GOOGLE YOUR MEDS YOU WILL SEE UNDER SIDE EFFECTS A LOT OF THEM CAUSE BRUISING THERE ISN'T MUCH YOU CAN DO THAT I HAVE FOUND.I DID ACTUALLY FIND A NAME FOR IT IT'S ACTINIC …

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oxygen-impossible to get off of it?

Hello Everyone. I have asked this question before but after speaking with a friend I felt the need to come back here. She says that once you go on oxygen, it is impossible to get off of it. I told her that is not true. Can anyone give me a definitive …

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Oxygen-starting oxygen and am terrified

Hi! So glad I found this group! I am going to ask my doctor about starting oxygen and am terrified. I've been having dizzy spells lately and think it might help me. I use inhalers and a nebulizer but still have trouble walking. Do you think the oxygen …

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Oxygen Use-get off of oxygen except for sleeping?

My husband has been on oxygen 24/7 since December 2013. We have switched to a new pulmonologist (who we really like) and he is indicating that my husband should be able to get off of oxygen except for sleeping. Has anyone ever done this? The doctor has …

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What are the best medical Nes to use for cops?

want to know the best medicines to use for my cops?

Author: Mommom
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Mucus, coughing, pleghm

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

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What is better for sleeping at night due to coughing, hospital bed or recliner?

My husband is in stage 4 and coughs up mucus so much at night that he cannot sleep. He has tried a wedge and/or three pillows but nothing helps. The moment he lies down he coughs so bad that he loses his breath. What do recommend a hospital bed or …

Author: Spouse
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New-I have been diagnosed with emphysima and asthma fev1 79

not sure if first attempt went through. I have been diagnosed with emphysima and asthma fev1 79. Feel scared. Keep searching for answers. How fast is progression. When will my quality of life change.

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