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Suggest Treatment For Heart Disease And COPD

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Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016
Question: Ok. I have COPD FOR SOMETIME BUT i NEVER HAD IT SO BAD ASS NOW. mY QUESTION IS i HAD IT FOR ABOUT SEVERAL MONTHS BUT NOT AS BAD AS NOW. You see I was doing ok in the beginning w.o oxygen until I had an atack of not breathing and notified 911. In the ER they said that a part f my lung was bleading and needed tobe closed up. After the operation and after leaving the hospital I was put onoxygen ever since.....and I in in the same condition as other COPD people are...o2 24/7 unless I am sitting down...sometimes also heart problem Was operated 2 ys aago for 8 hrs on thewtable..open heart surgery. & as fibulator inside meI
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
You will need diuretics and newer bronchodilators.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
You are having old age, heart disease and COPD (lung disease).
COPD is chronic progressive lung disease. When it is seen with heart diseases, prognosis is not good.
In my opinion, you should discuss with your pulmonary doctor about starting diuretics and newer bronchodilators.
Newer bronchodilators like indacaterol, gycopyrinium etc are now available. These are having ultra long action.
These might give you more symptomatic relief.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (7 hours later)
Thank yo for the information concerning my sitution. In a deep sense I am very much concerned about my health and to tell you he truth...scared but Idon't dare show it. (excuse the spelling) At the age of 81 I have ascertained that practically all of my friends are dead. That there is only one left & that's my next door neighbor who is a married man & who a heart operation about 4 yrs. ago who is 86 and doing fine here in Florida.
Being alone is not easy as the VA has supplied me w/a woman who cleans for me, makes me lunches, dinners and sometimes shops for me..all taken care of by the VA. I still hvetohave about 50 feet of plastic attached to my nose and I still hate it...but what can I do? I want to thank you for your advice .
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (40 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Discuss about starting diuretics and newer bronchodilators with your doctor

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
I know your feelings and your situation.
In my opinion, you should discuss about starting diuretics and newer bronchodilators with your doctor.
This might help you in your symptoms.
Hope I have solved your query.
If you are not having further queries, then please close the conversation and rate my answer.
You can ask me directly on bit.ly/askdrkaushalbhavsar.
Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Suggest Treatment For Heart Disease And COPD

Brief Answer: You will need diuretics and newer bronchodilators. Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic. I can understand your concern. You are having old age, heart disease and COPD (lung disease). COPD is chronic progressive lung disease. When it is seen with heart diseases, prognosis is not good. In my opinion, you should discuss with your pulmonary doctor about starting diuretics and newer bronchodilators. Newer bronchodilators like indacaterol, gycopyrinium etc are now available. These are having ultra long action. These might give you more symptomatic relief. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.