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What causes mild centriloblar and paraseptal emphysema?

and paraseptal emphysema .. he also said my lunds are hyperinflated a little based on mild markings on my ct scan ...%.. if i quit smoking now can this mild emphysema still get worse or can it actually heal itself...... can ...
 

Had colonoscopy indicated several diverticula. Endoscopy showed gastritis. History includes clinically severe emphysema. Guide?

clinically very severe emphysema , FEV1 of 25% of predicted - CT scans have shown nodules for a number ... prescribed antibiotics for diverticulitis. Discomfort moderate - very bloated - bowel movements small ...
 

What is the treatment for Emphysema?

My girlfriend is 56 years old. She was a heavy smoker for a long time but gave it up eleeven years ago. She had a Ct scan which came back with a diagnosis of severe Emphysema . This shocked ...
 

What causes emphysema?

the start of emphysema due to viewing exray. the the radiologist report came back "normal", "nothing ...
 

Suggest treatment for COPD and emphysema

I have been diagnosed with COPD and emphysema . Coughing is major issues and continuous - any suggestions for relief - currently using Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation (Mylan) device/medication that lasts 3 ...
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What is the prognosis of emphysema?

my aunty has emphasemia, she struggles to breathe and is now suffering with swollen ankles and feet. She eats very little, hardly sleeps and is very under weight. She is now 67 years old. My question is, i understand that the swelling is caused...
 

What are the symptoms and treatment for emphysema?

I heads CT scan. The doctor said I was showing signs of early emphysema. I m in the process ... live a normal life. I wasn t sure what the prognosis was since I didn t have to schedule an appointment ...
 

Does emphysema improves if I quit smoking?

was given a diagnosis of emphysema (moderate to severe). Of course in the back of my mind I knew I had some lung damage but never the less this was very hard to hear. If I quit smoking now, will the emphysema ...
 

Diagnosed with emphysema, Would moderate exersize help rebuild lung capacity?

diagnosed with emphysema and my Doctor gave me an inhaler to use. Naturally I m constantly short of breath ... better? Would moderate exersize help rebuild my lung capacity? Thanks for your thoughts. T.T. ...
 

Taking oxygen for lung adenocarcinoma. Have COPD, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Will chemo extend life expectancy?

my mother was just diagnosed with well to moderate differentiate adenocarinoma. She also has COPD , chronic bronchitis , enphysyma. She is on oxygen 24-7. She has been told she can not have surgery ...
 

What is the cause of emphysema?

I have lupus sle and was diagnosed in 2008. I was just told today that my ct scan shows i have emphazema and copd. I just got over a terrible case of pnuemonia where i was hospitalized for a week. i havent smoked in over 8 years. Is it the lupus...
 

How to get rid of emphysema?

Hi I am 21 years old and a very avid athlete. I recently took a pulmonary function test and its results told me i have the earlist stages of emphysema. I am trying to join the military ...
 

Suggest treatment for bullous emphysema

I have recently been diagnosed with bullous emphysema, just lately i have been getting some angina pains ...its a squeezing pain in the centre of the chest, which radiates up to a tightness in my throat ...
 

Suggest treatment for pneumonia and emphysema

hi checked the 10 possible ways to determine pneumonia got same thing as last year, was told bronchitis, and start of emphsema, this year he says pneumonia. my problem is loss of breath, bad bad cough, when i walk it makes me cough, when i sit...
 

Suggest treatment for COPD and emphysema

I have COPD and emphasema. Lately I ve had very fatigued legs from morning and all day long making it difficult to exercise or to walk to lose extra weight that I have gained in the last few years. Does this fatigue have to do with my condition?...
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I had a CT scan done. The doctor told me I was showing signs of mild emphysema. Everything I find on the Internet is negative. What is prognosis?
Hi, Thanks for writing in. Emphysema is a condition where there is slight enlargement of small air spaces in lungs. If you are a smoker or are exposed to dust then please avoid smoking and dust exposure. This is not a serious condition if it is mild. Please do not worry. Please acknowledge thanks if this reply helps
 
Why would my dr order a chest xray because i had a low voltage on my ekg
To look for emphysema or COPD.
 
I suffer from abdominal pain accompanying severe emphysema
Hi. In the most common cases abdominal pain is a surgical emergency. So I recommend you to go the Emergency Room. You need the following tests: 1. Blood test. 2. Abdominal ultrasound. 3. Urine test. 4. Liver function test. *Contact your abdominal surgeon. All the best. Dr. Behar.
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