Oxygen pick up point
Pollysback2 hours ago
Hello I've just been out for lunch and run out of o2 once again. I suggested to my friend that it would be so much easier if we could go to ...
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Introduction to HealthUnlocked from Jeanne Clay
jeannec014 hours ago
My name is Jeanne Clay from Mount Hope, WV USA and have been dealing with COPD for 9 years per my drs. instruction. I am 73 years old,...
Why no more steroids after 9 years?
My dr. put me on oral steroids back in 2009 and NOW I have been told that my lungs are clear! How can that be? I was told I had COPD and tha...
Candyred7 hours ago
Ok so what is the best way to take steroids? What you all thinking.. last Thursday my doctor put me on steroids 8 every morning for 5 days ....
Re: me again pneumonia.
Mavary8 hours ago
I went to see the Consultant on Friday. He was really nice and very informative. I’m not sure if I’m going to be discharged or not...
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Pip awarded until Feb 2019 taken off me. Part two.
carolcorby9 hours ago
More bad news.
As I have asked for my decision to be looked at again, I received a text stating that they would look at the decision again ...
Today's the day
Catnip10 hours agoPOPULAR
For all my responses to other members here, this is my first "original" post. I thought I'd let you good people know that today, I...
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Don-Rhymer11 hours ago
When you're living on your own
There's no one to complain,
About your funny noises,
Hrumph! is one I'd name.
Now this is close to huffing,
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Recurrent pneumonia & respiratory consultant
GMcC211 hours ago
Hello! I'm hoping to get some useful advice before my first meeting with a respiratory consultant tomorrow. I've had recurrent pneumonia for...
Ambulance 🚑 Strike
JeffAjaxSmith19 hours ago
See army as been wheeling out the reck’s they call ambulances.
Anyone know if army be driving NHS AMBULANCE’s like the did in 2014
My two wee friends..
Candyred20 hours ago
Hello guys n gals let me introduce you to my two wee pals.. on the right is Nala the Pom but thinks she is a Rottweiler and Max our rescue d...
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Pest control and lung impact
rankin1st21 hours ago
Hi may have to call in exterminators for beetles in bedroom but concerned about the treatment as husband has pleural thickening of lungs fro...
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A big week ahead
Ron62a day agoPOPULAR
It's been a while since I posted something. I'm still working and going in holidays, loved the heat in Rhodes, struggled in Krakow, it's a...
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Husband as copd
Outdoors2 days agoPOPULAR
My husband was diagnosed with copd but I didn't know until a few months ago and ever since I've been really upset I don't want anything to h...
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Caffeine and spirometery tests
robdonn2 days ago
Hi everyone. Ive just been reading about the effects caffeine apparently can have on spirometry tests. Quite suprised when it stated caffein...
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Bit lost still,I did register but not sure if my first message counts or got anywhere can’t see it .So here goes ...
Cruiseliner2 days ago
Helllo All, firstly Thanks to you all the information forthcoming on here is great.I have said this before but to cut it short I was diagnos...
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THIS MADE ME LAUGH.
Johnem2 days ago
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Medication side effects
chrystal122 days ago
After reading a post put up around 2 months ago regarding medications and side effects , I had to also add a comment regarding this topic, t...
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restrictive / obstructive lung disease are they both COPD ?
HI I am new to this site and I am so pleased I have stumbled across it.
I am hoping someone could help me understand restrictive lung disease...
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This is me!
Candyred2 days ago
Yip this explains it all .. 😂
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Bedtime with COPD.
Don-Rhymer2 days ago
With inhalers, huff and puffing,
Get this into your head.
It's going to take you twice as long,
To put yourself to bed!
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Getting strength back
Waterfall19502 days agoPOPULAR
After an exacerbation of my Bronchiectasis I feel so weak and washed out. What’s everybody’s favoured way of getting their strength back?
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Candyred3 days agoPOPULAR
That’s another thing .. my copd prevents me from exercising .. some days it’s an effort to walk downstairs never mind try getting back up!.....
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Ruach3 days ago
I doubt this really has a place here, not really medical, although it certainly helps me feel a bit better, but just want to tell someone!
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Don-Rhymer3 days ago
I remember reading a posting from a member who called himself 'Puffthemagicdragon' and I've just done a search to see if I could find him. S...
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Waterfall19503 days ago
Apparently I have the Haemophilus influenzae bug in my sputum samples and it is showing as resistant to most antibiotics. I have been given...
COPD/Clot on Lung
Will573 days ago
In Spain planning to stay for 3 months but 3 weeks ago my COPD flared up and I was administered to hospital for 2 nights but 3 weeks later I...
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Lungs are a go-go after encouraging lung check-up
dodgylungrunner3 days ago
On Wednesday I had my first lung function tests since my pneumothorax back in January. Today I went through the results with my new consulta...
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Extremely frustrating & annoying!
madmags3 days ago
I am really starting to hate the fact that I booked a holiday. I have been paying it off monthly, and it's all paid for now. Pur...
Brisara3 days ago
Just been for my review. The doc was not overly happy with my results. They are organising a chest consultant for me (only had...
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