I Copd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    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


    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

    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

    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

    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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