Hi there. I am scheduled to begin pulmonary rehab once I get the referral from my doctor, and I’m not exactly sure what to expect. I see my new PCP for our… READ MORE
Trying to find out the difference in Albuterol Sulfate and Ipratropium Bromide in my nebulizer medications. What actions does each provide?
It’s an old formula that if your doctor or pharmacist is younger than 60 years old they’ll scratch their heads. It’s by prescription only.
My husband’s doctor has him using both and my husband is concerned if it is safe.
Asked my new primary doctor for a referral to pulmonary doctor. I have COPD for 5 years now, and she said I didn’t need to see a pulmonologist. She prescribed me stiolto… READ MORE
My pain seems stop be in the muscles around my lungs. It is not a constant pain but if I reach for something, it kills me. Is this from COPD?
My regular Doctor and my Pulm. neither one will acknowledge that rib cramps are a part of COPD. WHY?
My only real pain is an occasional top-of-the-head headache. It happens sometimes when I have on my portable oxygen tank for an extended period, have been exerting for several hours or had… READ MORE
I recently had a chest x-ray because I’ve been really SOB during our vacation. The humidity has been extra bad since we’re near a lake. The Urgent Care physician gave me a… READ MORE
Quit smoking 17 years ago and have done pretty good till recently. My mom had lung cancer and I had to take care of her everyday for the last month of her… READ MORE
Is genetic COPD treatment different from any other COPD? What is the purpose for the testing?
I had a bout of aspirational pneumonia in May. My follow up chest X-ray on July 3rd showed still some consolidation in right upper lobe. The next X-ray on July 25 showed… READ MORE
I see a lot of people who believe that stem cell therapy for COPD is a viable option. All the professionals I talk to say the procedure is of no use and… READ MORE
I have pain in my neck, diaphragm, ribs and back due to forceful breathing. I am highly considering cannabis treatment. If you have taken it or are, what are the benefits?
Is it best before a collapsed lung occurs? Is there a size that is considered to be the cut off? My husband has a 5cm x 12cm in the upper right lobe… READ MORE
I’m new to all of this, but since I’ve started Symbicort, my skin tingles when I touch it.