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Chest infection help

I am 21 and have been coughing for the past month, both with phlegm and without ...

Singing

Singing is good for the lungs!! I am very fortunate in that I have two families ...

Oxygen

Hi everyone not been on for awhile but I'm on oxygen now at home I don't no much...

Pulmonary exercises

One year ago I attended pulmonary rehab which was really good ,when left to do m...

New info from Royal Brompton consultant + message to 2greys

Hi all, had my Brompton consultant appointment last week plus full lung function...

Himalayan salt pipe

I am a 71 year old woman/ex smoker after 56 yrs. I quit7 months ago.i ve been to...

Short lung op

I have put my self down for trials for this op where they take away part of lung...

Blood gas analysis

Morning all, hope everyone is ok on this rather dull and miserable day. I have...

New to asthma

Hi, January 20,2019 I got sick and began to cough. Lufu test borderline, doc sa...

Breakfast Cereals.

What cereal for breakfast? A simple thing to ask That is what it used to be Now ...

Excercises

Hello everyone.. since being diagnosed with ILD over a year ago, i get up tired ...

fev

ok guys can anyone tell me how do you know if your fev as gone up or down i wa...

Pulmonary fibrosis

I'm 31 yrs old. Recently able to know after CT scan that I have bilateral post i...

Thankyou

Thankyou each and everyone of you for your kind messages. X

No further forward

Hi I wrote on here a bit ago re having this cough n horrible stuff being coughed...

Epidural for back pain

Has anyone ever had one? Did it work? Was it painful? I think my orthopedic doc ...

flem in throat

I stopped smoking on January 1st this year and have not found it too hard except...

DISAPPOINTED!!

Went for my annual copd check today, told my lung capacity had dropped from 56% ...

Bacteria

Hi, I have just been diagnosed with having the bug called Mycrobacterium Chimaer...

London Marathon

Hi everyone just wanted to update you on my girls achievement at the London Mara...

Log in

LOGGING IN I NOW HAVE TO LOG IN AGAIN AFTER EACH EMAIL. CAN YOU PLEASE HELP THA...

Any bright ideas? (Bit of a vent too!)

We’re day 15 of 21 on the children’s ward and I’m scratching my head a bit tbh. ...

I started my Rehab this Morning.

It was very Good, look forward to my Next one on Friday. I am now going to my No...

Bit of a mix up

Hi why do I get the heart emails instead of the copd posts and how do I get it b...

Flaking skin

My body is flaking all over. I started using Trimbo for COPD 9 weeks ago & aroun...

Steroids

I've never been told that. I'm currently in hospital, pneumonia, pseudomonas inf...

Wrong Inhaler

Sorry I dropped a clanger it wasn’t salbutamol that was stopped by the COPD cons...

Better Inhaler

For some time now I’ve been on Genunair And salbutamol found them not working an...

Suspected lung cancer

Can we rely on what our doctors tell us. After 5 days in hospital I went to see ...

Bronchoscopy with BAL

Hi there, I'm currently under the Royal Brompton Hospital for undiagnosed breat...