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Suggest treatment for COPD

Hi, my husband is 88 and was hospitalized in Nov as he was coughing up blood. He had aprox. 8 oz of fluid between his lung and lung sac. Within 1 day his body absorbed the fluid. He was on indomethacin 50 mg for gout after getting an expired...
 

What is the pathophysiology Of COPD?

What is the pathophysiology Of COPD? Please answer it in Layman's terms. Why do we give less O2 in patient's wit COPD? Also, How do we give o2 via??? Could you give me the pathophysiology, signs ...
 

Suggest treatment for COPD

My husband got diagnosed with WITH KNown COPD but no home 02, cad htn , HYPERCHOLSESTEROLOMIA, CONFINED AT THE fOOTHILLLS mEDICAL cENTER , for 7 days cALGARY, ALBERTA , CANADA. please advice us what we ...
 

Suggest treatment for COPD?

i have copd and use a nebulizer and advair but when i have episodes of shortness of breath i am prescribed 50mg of predisone to use when i have these episodes. i am currently out of medication ...
 

Suggest treatment for COPD

My father got told that smoke has built up in both livers . And he has copd What does this mean ? ...
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Copd/asthma during pregnancy. What are the possible complications that may come with pregnancy ?

hi i am a 38 yr old woman with asthma possible copd i just found out i am 8wks pregnant . I had ... are the possible complications that may come with my pregnancy? ...
 

Have quit smoking. Rumbling stomach, nausea, cravings. Do not want COPD

month craving -free break for pregnancy in 2004-2005), I am a 40 year old who is 4 days into a complete ... with the family coming in Autumn, and my stress levels are sky high. I dont want COPD or more terrible breathing ...
 

COPD progression in smoking

Hi, I am a 36yr. old female, and I was just diagnosed with COPD. I still smoke, and I was wondering how quickly will my COPD progress if I continue to smoke? I smoke about a pack a day. ...
 

What does copd means ?

does copd mean you have congestive heart failurer someone says yes some say no and others say its 2 different things whats the real answer ...
 

COPD with asthma and celiac. Any connection between COPD and RA as symptoms are similar?

I am a patient with copd, and am reading with great interest about RA and it seems like it has some similarities with Copd. especially the things that bother both of us like smells, etc. and it seems RA also has ...
 

Can congestive heart failure be mistaken for COPD ?

can congestive heart failure be mistaken for COPD ? ...
 

What is the cause of walking difficulty in a COPD patient ?

sir, my wife suffering for CIDP from last three months . Now she is unable walk. 30 days back she admitted in hospital taken IVIG .There is no development for 3 week . doctor advised to take re admitt . They have given steorid in injection . she...
 

Diagnosed with copd and have lump on inside the thigh

diagnosed with copd(emphazema) what do you think? there are no skin blemishes whatsoever! ...
 

History of COPD. Any problem in going to Shimla?

5 months back I was suffering from COPD and after treatment now I am OK. At present My oxygen saturation is 93/94 and carbondioxide level in blood is 35 and at present I am planning to go to Shimla ...
 

Runny nose. Concerned about having COPD

to treat the chickens with a drug called Taylan, i a bit concerned a i have c.o.p.d, i have not had any ...
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Why would my dr order a chest xray because i had a low voltage on my ekg
To look for emphysema or COPD.
 
is mild copd fatal
Hi, No mild COPD is not fatal, but if you don't take care and keeps on smoking it will lead to some more breathing issues. Thanks. Hope it helps. Dr.JAY PATEL.
 
Can A fib be misdiagnosed as COPD?
Hello! No,because they are 2 different disease with very distinct symptoms and signs. Atrial fibrillation causes specific changes in ECG ,and ECG is normal in COPD. The diagnosis of COPD is established by pulmonary function tests (spirometry). So there is no way to misdiagnose Afib as COPD. Regards!
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