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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

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

Interstitial lung disease with Dermatomyositis, anyone had a transplant with this condition?

Hello Hello. I have had DM for 18 months and have been on several different medications. I am 45 years old and also have the same symptoms as most of you, muscle weakness, fatigue, not been able to climb stairs etc. My condition effected my lungs straight away and I have been on oxygen 24/7 for over...

by User avatar Jan

77 years old with UIP lung disease, he doesn't eat as much as before

My husband is 77 years old and has been diagnosis with UIP. He is on oxygen most of the time, sometimes he can go without when just sitting, other times not. I have noticed fatigue and he doesn't eat as much as before. Has lost 8 pounds in 2 months. Doctor has him on Esbriet does this help wit...

by User avatar Guest

Life expectancy for Interstitial lung disease is 2 to 5 years?

Is it true once you have been diagnosed with Ihe following and start treatment you have life expectancy of 2 to 5 years? This is the diagnose and treatment 1. Interstitial lung disease • dexamethasone 4 mg/mL injection solution • Zithromax Z-Pak 250 mg tablet • Medrol (Pak) 4 mg tablets in a...

by User avatar Ginger348257

pain still in collar bone and chest areas 14 months after a pneumorthorax

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My husband had a pneumothorax 14 months ago. His lung was 90 percent collapsed when we got to the hospital, they then inserted a large chest tube to inflate it again. They told us it was blebs that made his lung collapse. It wouldnt heal itself so the had to remove part of his lung the top half of...

by User avatar cierradawn5958318339

Increased blood pressure in the lungs with atrioventricular canal defect

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I read on another website that people with atrioventricular canal defects have increased blood pressure in the lungs. I thought that was rather fascinating, but first and foremost I am really curious as to why this is the case, scientifically. If you have any answers, I'd love to hear from you. I...

by User avatar isidoro1017145705

GERD AND OTHER CHEST/ABDOMINAL SYMPTOMS

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HI I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH GERD AND ACIDITY 2 YEARS BACK. I HAVE BEEN TAKING NEXIUM EVER SINCE. MY GERD IS IN CONTROL BUT I HAVE BEEN HAVING INDIGESTION AND CONSTIPATION FREQUENTLY. EVERY TIME I GO TO SEE THE DOC EVENTUALLY ALL MY SYMPTOMS RELATES TO GERD. BUT I AM NOT CONVINCED.I ALMOST ALWAYS HAVE A...

by User avatar nirak86961

sleep apnea (sp)

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any info on the treatment of sleep apnea, alternative treatment, etc., would be greatly appreciated. I cannot use the machine, the mouth piece and do not want the surgery. anything else???

by User avatar Barbara J. Werner43533

calcium deposits

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What causes calcium deposits in the lungs? How do you treat them?

by User avatar kelly