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COPD by any other name?

I am puzzled. I was admitted to hospital on Wednesday with a COPD exacerbation, ...

I have just been told I have emphysema could this be what is causing fatigue and what can be done to help this? Thanks. Susie

infections

I was diagnosed with copd in april after being admitted to hospital with pneumon...

ive just been told i have copd got to go for a ct scan as well i dont smoke now but did will my condition worsen

Medicine Missing

Often my monthly prescription will have missing items on the last 2 it has been ...

help at home ?

My wives mother lives with us she needs looking after because near 87 with alzhi...

Things are moving - literally!!

Hi all,I had a call out of the blue today from the senior nurse to the transplan...

Steroids and fluid retention.

I have COPD. At Christmas I had an exacerbation which resulted in me being admit...

codeine

consultant recommended codeine for richards cough, any input on this, and should...

New member

Hi...just introducing myself....Jayne,single mum of 3,diagnosed 2 years with COP...

D.L.A

Hi Folks I think i must be one of the fortunate one's who managed to get the ...

Hi everyone, I have recently been diagnosed with mild to moderate Bronchiectasis.

This week the Consultant has put me on Azithromycin for 1wk and then every Mon, ...

Hi - I have just been diagnosed with the early stages of COPD - I am 44 - how do I notify my employer - what do I need to say?

DLCO 40%predicted fev normal severe emphysema?? what does this really mean

free bus pass

hi i have got copd had it since 06 but this last year half has got lot worse i h...

non obtructive emphysema info request

I have been diagnosed with non obstructive emphysema my specialist says that my...

lets fight back

Every day a blog goes up from someone who is fighting for either DLA or a blue b...

Humid !

Very humid here in Northumberland for the past 2 day's struggling with my breath...

Oralmat

Juliekkay, the Oralmat you take is it the one that you put 3 drops under your to...

IPF and peak flow

husband has ipf doing a trial so has to moniter peak flow daily has gone from 2....

oxygen users are you able to exercise at gyms or other places or do you have problems because of being oxygen users?

Barriers to exercise are people able to exercise at places that have not done a ...

Still on the UP !

I have now managed 2 weeks with my lungs working as normal as can be. I am tryin...

Spirometry results seem like gobblededook to me !

After an X-ray & CTscan I have been diagnosed with \"Centrilobular emphysema and...

Re travelling to the Brompton

Thanks everyone for the experience, advice and encouragement. I found that every...

V/Q Scan

I had an appointment to have a V/Q scan this morning which they need to do befor...

Disability Parking Badge

Hello. I am 71 and had Asthma for most of my life. My condition has got worse ...

whot is FEV1.71l 48% predited

pulmory function test shows servere airway obtruction and serverly reducedTLCO W...

Bronchitol

I saw Tyniesha's post on this so thought I would update everyone. Bronchitol ...

And so now its my turn

Before puffthemagicdragon became ill, i wanted him for a long time to stop smoki...

Hi I have only recently joined this site but am impressed with the support and community spirit I have seen and I hope I can contribute.

A bit about me - Im female and in my late 50's. I have smoked since my late tee...