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Storing oxygen tube when temporarily not in use.

What do you do with your oxygen tubing when you change from the home system to the portable system? Throwing the tubing on the floor is unsightly. I've been coiling it into a plastic bin until I change back when I get home, but that's definitely not an …

Author: muddleaged
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OK, I fell for it - 2 does not mean 2 Liters - they got me!

I know that a battery portable oxygen generator will not give me the 2L of oxygen that I need, but I thought 2 meant two liters on the regulator of a portable tank. I thought that pulse meant just wasting less oxygen (and increasing tank time) but that 2 …

Author: muddleaged
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Oxygen while sleeping?

How are we supposed to know what rate we need to place our Oxygen machine meter on at night . Not knowing how low our Oxygen goes while sleeping. I lost so much sleep last night , kept waking to try to get a reading, everytime I took it, it was 98 99 . …

Author: LandB55
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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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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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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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After Prednisone 40mg

I have been on Prednisone 40 mg a day for about 3 weeks . Today was the first day off and my Left Lung is hurting a little. My 02 stats have been 97 98 all day , but it seems like its not as easy to breath . Is it that Prednisone makes its real easy to …

Author: LandB55
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Newly diagnosed, scared, and don't understand results/numbers?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyhOJR8btCsLooks like my link went else where, so once again

Author: dustbunny
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Free Medicine

I have questions about the Medication Program.. When Did it Start? How can the Medication Be Free,when you submit your proof ,of out-of-pocket expenses ? I don't understand. ..

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33 years old waiting on diagnosis.

New member here. Recently I applied to be a diver within my line of work. Upon the first stage medical it came up on my file that I am a mild asthmatic (which I am and have been most of my life) so I was sent for a PFT. I got the results back a couple …

Author: Jusser
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COPD, Afib, Hospice

Hi all, My mother in law was diagnosed with COPD many years ago and has been on oxygen full time for over a year. She also suffers from Afib which they had previously been able to control with Cardioversion. About 2 weeks ago they decided to do an …

Author: Ang3893
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8-cell battery for my inogen

I just bought a used 8-cell battery for my inogen concentrator. l thought I was getting a perfect match for my rented one. I have noticed that the Ah rating is different. The battery I am renting has 14.4 rating and the one I am buying is 6.4. Is it ok …

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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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02Stats when exercising

So while im exercising do I stop to movement and check my 02 or keep exercising. My 02 while moving will be at 88 to 93 not out of breath . But as soon as I stop moving for a second its back at 97 or 98 . So im confused I know this may sound like a …

Author: LandB55
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COPD Fatigue

how to you beat the morning fatigue with copd I’m extremely tired upon awakening- how to beat i

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Pulmonary Fibrosis??

Recent CXR impression: radiologist wrote: Minimal peripheral/basilar interstitial opacities, possibly due to interstitial lung disease. Pulmonary fibrosis is considered the interstitial lung disease and reading about it is very scary stuff! Has anyone …

Author: PatriciaK
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Bad Lung

Does anyone else have one Lung that causes them more Pain and trouble than the other. Mine is my Left Lung , Is it because I have emphysema?

Author: LandB55
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Has anyone on this forum had the Zephyr valves installed?

Has anyone on this forum had the Zephyr valves installed? If so, have they helped?

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Catheter maybe coplication maybe not asking

Had catheter done on rhe 8th this month. Woke up yesterday my left testicle was huge my pain runs down my leg and up to my stomach ver swollen. Got nedication for it thank god. The fight side of my heart is enlarged pumonary hypertention 44/20 my aorta …

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New

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.

Author: Maureen61
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Do i have hyperinflated lungs do according to my PFT?

My rv and rv/tlc ratio i think they are at high levels (over 120% for rv/tlc and over 35% for rv), but my pneumologyst didnt mentioned nothing about that. I even dont know if i have copd or asthma. I have dyspnea for all the day and nobody knows why. Are …

Author: jotik
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Normal Pulmonary Function Test but my Doctor says I have COPD?

Congrats---that's the best news you can get

Author: m1234
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Dizziness

Dizziness can be caused by a variety of things. There's information out there that says alcohol decreases lung function. Decreased lung function impacts how well our bodies can function, how much oxygen is getting to our heart, brain, and other organs. …

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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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CXR shows patchy area right upper lung

What could it be? Going to have CT scan next month. I had pneumonia, pleural effusion, and a thoracentisis (to drain the fluid) 20 years ago. Could the strange finding on CXR be scar tissue from the insertion of the chest tube?

Author: PatriciaK
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