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COPD Medication manufactured in UK!

Just learned that a wonderful new (1915?) medication for copd& emphysema is manu...

Hard mucus caught in windpipe after getting sinus infection. I'm scared I'm going to suffocate. Doctor says I'm overreacting. What now? HELP

I've always had sinus and allergy problems, but the last few years have been the...

TB in 5 year old

my niece has been diagnosed with TB . They have given her 30ml of medicine to ta...

What is goin on with my chest??

Hey guys I just joined BC I need some feedback desperately. One week ago after w...

JS59

Hello I'm new here and I'm seeking friendly people to talk to about experiencing...

Wind

Hi just would like to know does anyone have the problem with gassy smelly wind m...

Steroid withdrawal..?

Hi everybody. 3rd time of posting on here and find this web community such a hel...

SJM2020

Hi all I'm SJM2020 this is my wife's account which she had to open as I have bee...

Boiling hot freezing cold

I have been fluctuating in between the two today more like freezing cold i have ...

Can anyone help

I am looking for a hospital preferably in or near the Birmingham area who perfor...

So very scared right now!

Hello everyone I am truly very frightened at the moment - I have been coughing ...

Flying with COPD

Hi Diagnosed with COPD 4 yrs ago and currently Severe stage. Managed well with i...

info on opticians please

feel ripped off by optician any body else had this happen . I went for my eyes t...

Phoning the doctor?

I'm feeling rather poorly An appointment I must book Phone between half eight...

Switching electric of

Just been told that we getting smart meters for gas and electric next Friday so ...

Signs of the times-10 yes I'm back sort of

Missed all you guys. No idea why, but thanks for all the helpful suggestions- my...

Going out

When I feel a little better would it be ok if I went to the supermarket in the c...

Breathing Out

I find it impossible to expel air even quite hard (eg with a flutter) without br...

Info

Also can any one tell because I'm Copd that's virtually all the time antibiotics...

Nite mare I dunno

Don't no what to think how to feel just saying I'm 51 female who was diagnosed w...

'Murdered' by the pathway: How Margaret's doctors told her family she had terminal cancer, then put her on a death pathway that should have

Shocking story ... Margaret Hesketh died at Wigan Hospital in November 2014, hav...

Me ..nuttynana

Hello i'm Jenny ,i'm a 60 year old Grandmother to 8 and Mother to 4 , also have ...

So scared and sad

I had exasperation in November was in hospital then in December spent Christmas ...

Advice on persistent pleghm

Hi all hope everyone is keeping well!! I had a chest cold inbetween xmas and new...

Over 85 insurance

My father is 86 and has COPD & AF he is hoping to travel to Florida for a 3 wk h...

Pneumonia at beginning of December. Still feel unwell.

Hi all, I spent 5 days at beginning of December in hospital with Pneumonia, It i...

Home spirometer

Has anyone use one of these to measure at home? I have a constant cough with che...

Smart Vest?

Hi, I'm from the U.S. I've been reading posts on here for a bit and it's been he...

Some release from coughing.

Thank you to everyone who responded to my post: New - How do you cope with the c...

Caring for someone with COPD

Hi, A friend of mine is caring for someone who suffers from COPD. The COPD suff...