Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder.
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Reading up on emphysema cause my husband has less than 22 percent lung capacity 2 years ago. Hes 47
My husband was recently told by a doctor that he has early emphysema. He is not a smoker, but he has used the cpap for several years now...
I have pulmonary fibrosis.want to relate to others
Sorry if this has been done already. Check out MYCOPD app. Looks good on paper. 39.99 to buy but just checked with my NHS trust and in a ...
I was a smoker of 1 pack a day for 15 years. I am 44, 50 pounds overweight and in bad shape. I have always been in bad shape since im a c...
COPD (never smoked), left paralyzed diaphragm, CTEPH, DVT, 3 blood clots in lungs, Factor V Leiden, hypoxia, afib None of my doctors are...
I am scared about the nodules in my lungs 0.4cm and a 0.3cm nodule is these large?
I am a 40 yr old male // smoked for 22 yrs and have recently been diagnosed with emphysema apparently stage 4 because I have already been...
I am in stage #4 of copd. I am on oxygen 24/7. All chemicals and smells bother me terribly. There is really nothing that does not bother ...
I've had severe cough on and off for the last year and a half. Four months earlier, episodes of cough exacerbated with fever and sore thr...
This is about my xray result.
Am I to understand that emphysema is a disease that will progress on its own, no matter what you do? I have quit smoking, but it worries ...
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