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Breathlessness due to COPD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User :   Hi,
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I SHALL SUBMIT MY ABG TEST RESULTSPH 7.421 PCO 40.9 PO 49.5
Doctor :  
can u mention the bicarbonate levels
Doctor :  
are u there?
User :   OXIMETRY RESULTS tHB 13.4 SO2 86.3 %FHH 13.6 FO2Hb 49.5 Please let me know How I can improve my Oxygen copntent I am A COPD patient Using Oxygen for more than 11 hours a day.
Doctor :  
what are your symptoms
Doctor :  
right now
User :   oxygen status CO2 16.1 VOL. % 984,99) SO 25.46 MM/HG
User :   i AM HAVING BREATHLESSNESS EVEN AFTER HAVIBG OXYGEN FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR AT ASTRETCH. a CHOKING FEELING
Doctor :   I understand your lab reports but I want to know your problems, like Shortness of breath, wheezing or heavy breathing etc.

Doctor :  
Where are you now?
Doctor :   It seems you moved away from the chat page
Doctor :   Are you back?
Doctor :  
How are you using oxygen?
User :   SHORTNESS OF BREATHING DRY MOUTH AND UNABLE TO MOVE FEW STEOPS EVEN AND SWELLING IN ANKLE.
Doctor :   Where are you now?
User :   bY CONCENTATE oXYGEN
Doctor :   You should not sit, yoiu have to lie down
Doctor :  
immediately
Doctor :  
and more over this is an emergency
Doctor :  
please reach a hospital right now
User :  
Doctor :   I think the saturation is going down
Doctor :   This is not a good sign
Doctor :   If the saturation is going down the oxygen is not reaching the blood correctly
Doctor :  
and hence the problem
Doctor :  
You need a high pressure oxygen with a better way of delivery
Doctor :  
Please do not waste time in chatting with me here
Doctor :  
You have to see a DOCTOR RIGHT NOW / EMERGENCY RIGHT NOW
User :   NOW I AM SITTING AND TYPING WITHOUT OXYGEN. CAN YOU SUGGEST FOR STAT OXYGEN TO IMPROVE IN MY BLOOD
Doctor :   There is nothing you can do right now at home

User :   i AM USING 2 LIT/MIN
Doctor :  
I am sorry I cannot help you anymore over chat.
User :   OK I SHALL PHONE MY DOCTOR
Doctor :   What is yoru age?
User :   Tank you doctor 75 years
Doctor :   My suggestion is to see at the hospital
Doctor :  
Please take my advice
User :   thank you bye
Doctor :  
instead of calling your doctor
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