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Went to the Drs to get some antibiotics this evening

My cold is getting worse and yesterday started to feel slight breathless so I'm ...

What we do.

The damaged lungs we carry Are like weights upon our back. It feels just like th...

Asthma/ emphysema

Hello lovely people 👏 As you all know I have asthma and emphysema my GP told m...

Pulmonary Rehab, Session 12

Hello everybody , here's the latest update. I made sure that I had somethin...

Bronchoscopy

I am having a bronchoscopy in a few weeks to allow samples to be taken from my l...

Guidelines for COPD

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE 2 EXCELLENCE 3 Guideline 4 Chronic obstru...

Wind / Pain

Anyone on here get regular pains which feels like wind. I say wind because it se...

Bi pap

I’ve had my bi Pap machine reset after a sleep study at Royal Brompton this week...

Antibiotics for copd

Hi all. I was just wondering which antibiotics are best for chest infections. Do...

Newer tailored approach to COPD University of California at San Francico

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-copd-scientists-tailored-approaches-deadl...

Trimbow

Have been on seretide 250 ventolin 100 mg ,and spiriva 18 mig Stopped the spiri...

Many thanks!

Can I just say many thanks to all the people who posted their comments on the fo...

Oxygen levels/speed of recovery

I've just got a fingertip oxygen reading gadget. At rest I get the same level a...

Aerosure Medic.

I've been using this 10 months now and it has helped my COPD.Unfortunately I've ...

Help

Hi I'm new here don't know if I'm in the right place but 2 weeks ago pain came i...

DLA to PIP awarded.

Been awarded PIP after being on DLA for 6 years. When they wrote to say I was be...

Breathing Difficulties

It's nice to have a good old laugh Its medicine at it's the best. But there are ...

Pulmonary Rehab, Session No 11

I thought when I started this record of my experience of the PR course that I wo...

Pulmonologist Assessment

I just returned from from specialist this morning and went through the normal pr...

Acid aspiration

Please does anyone suffer with a horrid mucusy cough and a feeling of constant i...

Been awarded PIP

Hi, first time on here.. my question to you is, how long after recieving my awar...

Pip renewal awarded

Had some great news today after over 4 months of waiting for pip renewal.. they ...

Aziythromycin

I take aziythromycin (250 ) three tabs a week and find it very helpful. I stil...

Trimbo

I'm about to start this but have been told to stop the Respimat I've been on for...

Hi all

I,m Ken, 61 year old and have COPD ,gave up smoking 10 years ago. Recently I,ve ...

Side Effects.

Don't worry said my doctor, They're not changing who you are. It's the hormones ...

Azithromyccin

Started taking aziythromycin 250 last week only three tabs a week to try and war...

Just some info on "deprescribing"...

https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/deprescribing-6009041#1 11 Drugs You Should S...

COPD

Hi my ex has home NIV, has been in & out of hospital for the last 12 months with...

Gratitude

Overwhelmed by all the kind responses to my post about the death of my friend, i...