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swelling of hands/feet (pulmonary fibrosis)

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I was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in 1998.I am on oxygen 24 hours,Lately ,I have been experiencing swelling on my hands,ankles,feet.My hands are very sore when I wake up from a nap or in the mornings. Joe

by User avatar Guest

life expectancy for interstitial lung disease

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My step dad has always been a smoker and it's not the first time that he had lung problems. Now, the lung problems have moved on to a completely different level and my mom told me that he has interstitial lung disease. They live on the other side of the country and I am not on great terms with my...

by User avatar dulcy1797181360

thick, chunky and green throat mucous in mornings

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I am 54. My throat is dry but in the am I wake up feeling like I have something stuck in the back of my throat. I do the usual "snorting" to clear my sinus and I bring up thick, chunky green mucous and at times it's sticky. Later in the day, the mucous is either white or clear. I am...

by User avatar KAYLIANN49490

Can a Ulcer Give You Bad Lung And Chest Pain?

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I’ve been having chest pain and some bad sensation in the lung. It started few days ago. This is the first time I am experiencing something like this and I am confused. I guess that is ulcer, but the thing that it’s last for more than day worries me. Can an ulcer give you a bad lung and chest...

by User avatar Guest

how to gain weight in order to have the lung transplant?

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Hi, my name is David and I have emphysema and need a lung transplant asap. The thing is I had a very bad experience I caught my wife sleeping with who I thought was my best friend after that my life was awful. Started to drink then one night some one gave me the drug of drugs heroin. I almost died...

by User avatar davidneedlbs

Strange noises and movement in lungs

Need Help - Worried about possible lung damage - undiagnosed I live in Mozambique and traveled the South of China for a month in July 2006. Since returning I had a bad case of the flu. I never got over the flu and struggled with a cough for month. Eventually the bottom of my lungs began to fell...

by User avatar Sonia Dawson

Jelly-Like Substance in Lungs

I have a friend, who is currently in the hospital originally for pnuemonia. He went to the ER about 3 weeks ago they told him there was some fluid in his lungs and he had pneumonia. After taking antibiotics for these weeks he didn't get any better. One of his lungs is about 3/4 consolidated with,...

by User avatar jaeur65362

Diagnosed with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis in January but I still haven't quit smoking

Hi, so I was diagnosed 10 months ago.Thought I had bronchitis-wow, what a freakin shock!! Within 2 mins of meeting me, the pulmonary specialist put me in the hospital. My lips were blue, my nails wide, thick n ridge.  Had the x-rays n strong cat scan, n pft's. Never saw a "real Dr" cuz it was a...

by User avatar willilookdeformed361684

Can smoking cause lungs to collapse?

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I’m thinking to stop smoking but, you probably know, it’s very hard to make that decision. I need really good reason for that. My girlfriend told me that smoking may cause collapsed lungs but I think that it’s too much. So, does anybody know can smoking cause lungs to collapse?

by User avatar traver40570

What is the best treatment options for Pulmonary hemosiderosis?

Hello.My 12 year old daughter has been diagnosed with Pulmonary hemosiderosis. She's receiving blood and therapy based on corticosteroids and immuno-supressants. Unfortunately, prognosis of this rare condition is not good. Is there anyone with similar problem who could recommend me best clinics...

by User avatar becky