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    My Dad Is Now In Icu Diagnosed With Ards Feel Helpless And Have A Million Questions Please Help - My dad has been in ICU for 9 days now and was diagnosed with ARDS about 3 days ago...
    melissamorrison melissamorrison 31-35 3 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    Sister Suffering From Ards Pls Contact 09702500683 Venkatesh - sister suffering from ARDS pls contact 09702500683 venkatesh urgently
    venkatesh12345 venkatesh12345 41-45 Oct 7, 2012

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    Survived, And Now Trying To Keep Up... - I was in a deep coma for 4 months from ARDS, asperated, 2 collapsed lungs, PE, PI, 12 blood clots, no pulse, 6 hours w/little oxygen, pulse...
    beachtime beachtime 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    My Friend..... - My bestfriend is the strongest person I know. She had Acute Respiratory Distress in Iraq from a IUD she was working as a Sarg. Medic. She was intubated for a while...
    friendoffriend friendoffriend 31-35 Aug 29, 2011

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    A Summer Like No Other - June 2009 began with an asthmatic bronchitis diagnosis for me. I was on antibiotics when I left for a week cruise to Alaska with my family. When I returned...
    iw8forsno iw8forsno 36-40 2 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    Still Feel Vulnerable To Ards - Hi everyone.  I want to share my story.about ARDS.  I want to begin by saying that I have had many years of bouts with binge alcoholism.  I have...
    Allen1970 Allen1970 41-45, M 1 Response May 24, 2011

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    Status Asthmaticus - It all started with a severe asthma attack..I had asthmatic bronchitis when I was admitted to the hospital.At first my lung xrays were clear and blood work was...
    nana68 nana68 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Four Years Ago I Was Near Death But I Survived - On September 19, 2005, after helping my daughter move the day before, I awoke with what I thought was a pulled muscle in my back. I...
    IthinkIfeelIam IthinkIfeelIam 46-50 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    A Long 4 Months - It started with a bad cold which became bronchitis, then went to double peumonia. I went into hospital, and the last thing I remember is eating supper, on the...
    sandykb sandykb 51-55 3 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    I Am Grateful to Be Alive! - On December 21, 2007, I received a liver transplant after suffering for several years with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Everything associated with...
    gratefultobealive gratefultobealive 66-70 3 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I Survived Ards In 2009 - On September 27, 2009 I was admitted into the Hospital and put in the Intensive care Unit. I went to the Emergency room because I had been suffering from...
    summerhernandez29 summerhernandez29 26-30 1 Response Sep 30, 2011

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