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Pulmonology - Can a person with COPD scuba dive?

Posted 10 Aug 2017 by dongriffin 2 answers

I am 67 , six foot one and weigh 260 lbs, should I scuba dive.

Been on Bosulif for 6 months, having severe chest pain at night. Had CT scan, Xray, blood work,?

Posted 14 Jul 2017 by wknips 0 answers

... pulmonology workup, any ideas? Feels like I'm having a heart attack when i lay down. Waiting for pulmonology results, all other tests show OK. I do have some pleural effusion. Was on Sprycel and Tasigna before.

My blood pressure spiked to 245/105 while at my pulmonologist. Went to ER and they put me on clomod?

Posted 1 Apr 2017 by JoanV 1 answer

Have an appt with my primary dr. on friday so they said to document my blood pressure for him and state whether I need to take the clomodine tablet. I don't know if I should wait that long or try to see a cardiologist. My EKG was good but I am afraid to wait till Friday. I already take ...

Has anyone used their nebulizer breathing in Albuterol while taking once a day Spiriva?

Posted 24 Apr 2015 by kattop1953 3 answers

I was given a breathing med (Albuterol) to place in my nebulizer to do a three times a day breathing treatment. Recently my pulmonologist gave me Spiriva to take which is a once a day inhaler. This is not doing the trick because I have problems breating at night. I want to use my nebulizer with the ...

To Xolair or not to Xolair?

Posted 13 Aug 2015 by stkats101 2 answers

My Allergist/Immunologist and my Pulmonologist have both suggested that I look into starting Xolair. I am a 21 year old university student with moderate to sever "Brittle" asthma and moderate Mast Cell Activation Disorder. Studies have shown that Xolair can work for both illnesses though ...

Is dexpak a good drug to take?

Posted 11 Apr 2015 by Mls51929 1 answer

My pulmonologist prescribed dexpak 13 day. The reviews are scaring me. I took 3 1.5 before breakfast today. I have pulmonary fibrosis caused by pnumonia in 2010. 25%of lungs damaged. Have done very well. Rarely needed oxygen until lately. Short of breath. Any help or advice about this drug? Thank ...

Need Advice - I am newly diagnosed with bronchiectasis?

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by tonyplake 1 answer

It took my pulmonologist 3 months to get rid of my initial infection. I had to suggest to him to perform a bronchoscopy on me to find out what the bacterial agent was. Otherwise, I guess I would still be coughing up green mucus, breaking ribs, having people stare at me in public, and taking ...

I have been on prednisone for 16years for COPD and my new pulmonologist said he could get me off of?

Posted 17 May 2014 by Krowe123 2 answers

It. Last time I tried I got off for 3 weeks, but the muscle, joint pain made me go back after 3 weeks. Couldn't sleep or function because of the pain. I presently take 20 mg a day. Anyone got any ideas ... I really do hate taking it. Thanks. Karen

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