Respiratory Disorders Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to lung and respiratory issues, allergies, asthma, bronchitis, colds/flu, chronic cough, COPD, lung abscess, nasal polyps, pleurisy, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, and tuberculosis.
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Is a lung ct or X-ray enough for a diagnosis or would a gas exchange test or a lung biopsy be needed? Also what are the symptoms and what...
A recent cat scan shows I have Bronchiectasis in my middle lobe. The cat scan was for my stomach but it picked this up incidentally. Wh...
Hi, For the last week I've had a constant urge to take deep breaths, and fill my lungs so that they feel stretched. The breath gives m...
For several months I have been experiencing gasping for breath while I am awake. I will be breathing normally and suddenly my chest heav...
My daughter is 16 years old. She does not drink or smoke. On Dec. 7, she told me that she felt like she couldn't get enough air, so she...
How long does it take to develop pulmonary hypertension due to disordered breathing?
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