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I Copd

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    Crappy

    Today I will cry, My chest hurts today, Today I went to a different doctor I was there for a hour and ahalf. all I wanted to do is to go home. The doctor ask me to wait in that examining  While they made a appointment. No way was I to stay in that room any longer I didn't I...
    comotimmys comotimmys 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    I have COPD. I am not sure my problem related

    to the COPD. Late August I began to slur my words and it got progressively worse as time went by. I have been seen by specialists and have had every imaginable test, CAT scans, 4 MRIs, echocardiogram, etc. I am now on oxygen and many medications and vitamins. All tests were...
    ldanesh ldanesh 70+, F Dec 20, 2015

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    Recently Diagnosed With "mild" Emphysema

    I have smoked for over 46 years and and stopped smoking to get some elective surgery done. The normal post-op work was done including a chest x-ray. The radiologist had a question on the x-ray and requested a ct scan ct scan showed mild emphysema. Needless to say, the elective...
    chiisai1 chiisai1 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2012

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    Share a Tear

    I can laugh out loud. it doesn't matter. When we cry we try not to let anyone see our tears. we hide, we will say notting is wrong and that we are ok. Here is where you can let all your tears flow. Tell about your day, and feel ok.
    comotimmys comotimmys 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2009

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    Took My Dreams

    When I was told I had copd I was by myself I ask the Doc. what was copd he said your going to die. For a Doc. to just come out and say that. My chin hit the floor. I've never hear of copd. The reason I went to see him in the first pleace I had alot of touble working with  ...
    comotimmys comotimmys 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    It's not something I usually like to talk about but, I figure that I'm in good company here. I lost my father to COPD when I was 16. He had smoked for 40 years and it just did him...
    thealouwho thealouwho 18-21, F 41 Responses Jan 30

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    A little back story on myself, I started smoking at 14 years old, my dad smoked since he was 6 or 7 years old, stealing his dad's cigs, now he's 67 with lung cancer second time...
    Alexxx420 Alexxx420 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Hi...my name is Judy. Seems many feel badly that they have this disease yet continue to smoke. Same here. I started smoking when I was 13 and was hospitalized for asthmatic...
    Calcitrant Calcitrant 61-65, F Jan 16

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    I'm 28. I have a husband and an 8 month old. Recently we moved in with my mom so her and my dad could be closer to their granddaughter. We are paying off some stuff on our credit...
    Undyingtrust Undyingtrust 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    My husband passed away May 7 2015 after a very long illness. He had advanced COPD, bad heart, previous heart attack, bad liver just to name a few. We had both worked at a middle...
    1amamanancy 1amamanancy 61-65, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    So I had started my affair in June 2015..... After finding an old boyfriend on facebook (whom I had once been engaged to) he was living in MI and I am in CA....I went up to MI in...
    mom2dotnjr mom2dotnjr 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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