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I Have Catamenial Pneumothorax

A Catamenial Pneumothorax anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Catamenial Pneumothorax. You're not alone. 9 People

    I Have Catamenial Pneumothorax

    Hello,The first time my lung collapsed was in 2003, I have had 8 chest tubes, and just recently after 10 years had another collapse, which makes my total 9 chest tubes now, I was told that menopause will be my best friend, something to look forward to, it took the doctors 9...
    GirlPower8 GirlPower8 46-50 Jun 28, 2013

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    I Have Catamenial Pneumothorax

    Hello all! about five years ago, I went to the hospital with complaints of chest pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. I had a chest x-ray done and it was confirmed that my right lung was partially collapsed. I had a chest tube inserted and was sent home. After about two...
    libragirl37 libragirl37 36-40 1 Response Apr 28, 2010

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    Catamenial Pneumothorax

    I lost my left ovary 3 1/2 years ago to endometriosis.  A year after that I began experiencing upper gi discomfort associated with my periods.  I was treated for reflux.  Shortly after that I began feeling short of breath.  My doctor sent me to an allergist...
    lizn lizn 41-45 2 Responses May 29, 2009

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    To anyone experiencing this,

    I wish I had answers, but can only offer my empathy. The only thing I think we can do is speak up and let doctors know it is more prevalent than they want to admit, and it helps to share that this is happening to women. I had 100% Spontaneous Collapse of right lung 5 years ago...
    flacooks flacooks 51-55, F Dec 19, 2013

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    I am a 32 years old and

    and I have had four pnuemothoxes and two partial pluerectomy's and two plueradisis, and about seven chest tubes. I now suffer from chronic pain every time I take a breath. Now I am coughing up blood and they think the endometrosis is causing this. Was wandering if anyone else...
    Tara32yrs Tara32yrs 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2014

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    Okay.. I am not good at this kinda thing

    telling anybody things since i'm shy but please bear with it and don't judge me. Last year the day after my birthday my right lung collapsed about 20% and i was admitted into the hospital and stayed for two weeks. During this time I was only on oxygen and it didn't get better so...
    pandacutie pandacutie 16-17, F Apr 23, 2014

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