Just had a phone call to say I can go in for a 5 day assessment for lung transplant on 10th April! Feel strange, terrified, nervous, don't kn...
E-Petition to protect immunocompromised patients & those with related health issues, against construction dust and associated air pollution.
Hi everyone, Since my wife's lung transplant we have discovered that respiratory patients, immunocompromised patients or indeed any vulnerabl...
Does anyone here have RTE? There's a lung transplant surgeon from Ireland talking about the new method for flushing out lungs prior to trans...
Sarcoidosis messed with the wrong woman
After going through weeks of testing,I discovered this week that I am not suitable for a lung transplant. Because I have the sarcoidosis in m...
Blood gases spirometry test and I'm to do breathing rehab twice a week for six weeks....
Lung transplant assessment
Well after 3 weeks of my referral going to Newcastle for my lung transplant assessment I get a call saying they've had a cancellation and the...
I met and spoke omeone who has been through a double lung transplant operation.
I met a lovely man yesterday called Bernard who is the same age as me he had a double lung transplant two years ago and spends a lot of his t...
I've rung tje blf helpline where the emailed me a list of all the insurance companies that supposedly cover you for pre existing medical cond...
Coughing and IPF
G'day All We have finally had success with Susan's severe wet coughing fits. The Lung transplant Dr has recommended Panadene Forte as a means...
I was diagnosed with bronchiectasis 4 years ago and was told it was mild....
Observations, Thoughts, and Knowledge!
I have a medical back ground as I was a registered nurse prior to being diagnosed with IPF. I worked in a nursing home with the elderly many ...
IPF and lung transplantation
Hi all so I have IPF and have had a referral done for an assessment at Newcastle hospital for a lung transplant, my questions are how long di...
I have been a member of this site for a few years, my hubby has COPD, Chronic Heart Failure, and is now in the end stage of both conditions....
New to this & looking for lots of help
Hi everyone... It's my first post on here so will cut straight to the chase, having only recently been told my only option of survival is a d...
Diagnosed at 43
Hello, my name is Dionne. I have had severe uncontrolled asthma since I was 28yrs old....
Just a update on my progress from my double lung transplant
It's now 8 weeks since I had my op. I'm doing really well the doctors are really happy with my progress....
Sarcoidosis & pulmonary fibrosis
I need help for my mother in law if she can have lung transplant...
TO LOSE WEIGHT
HI not sure if anyone as the same problem as me when I go to the hospital for my appointment with doctor they said that I have put weight on ...
Harefield Hospital. Review
Hi everyone, Went to Harefield Hospital for a NIPPY review. I have severe COPD, on 1 litre oxygen and borderline CO2 retention....
E-Petition to protect immunocompromised patients against construction dust and associated air pollution.
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