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COPD for 8 years

I first knew I had COPD 8 years ago and for most of that time I was fine but around October of this year I started coughing. On the 1st of November I was rushed to hospital having problems breathing and it turned out I had picked up a bug which was a bit like Pneumonia. I was in hospital for 10 days and I am feeling a lot better now. Still on oxygen, but I can go without it for awhile. I have never been so scared in my life. I just hope and pray it does not come back.

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Comments

  • Dana Lortie moderator
    4 years ago

    Hi Norma,

    Thank you so much for sharing your story and being a part of our community! I am sorry to hear about your scare but am glad you are feeling better!

    Feel free to come back to post updates on how you are doing, connect with others, or simply just browse around.

    Thank you again for contributing to our community!

    Stay Strong!
    Dana (COPD.net Team)

  • Gemi
    4 years ago

    You may get sick again. See your doctor at the first sign of illness. Keep fighting. Find a lung support group to learn about COPD and living with it. God bless you.

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