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First visit with Lung Doctor

First visit with Lung Doctor

Had my first visit with a Lung doctor two months ago because I had a constant cough. My O2 was 91 and said he saw a small amount of fluid in one of my lungs. He changed my blood pressure med. advised me to keep taking my copd meds (Stiolto and inhaler) and most importantly my asthma med. I am due to return in 3 weeks with a new chest x-ray and to have some breathing tests. I exercise everyday with the Lift program, O2 can go as high as 96 when sitting down but can drop to 89 when… read more

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

The breathing tests are necessary to confirm a diagnosis of COPD. Without the breathing tests, it's a guess; educated guess, but still a guess that you… read more

posted 15 days ago
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