I had what I though was a flair up last month. My Dr sent out my Antibiotics and still wound up in the ER three days later. Only to find out it was an exacerbation. After I finished my days of antibiotics I have been breathing better. I mean really better. My average O2 levels we 90-91 before. They are staying up in the 96-99 range now. That is without oxygen. I may drop to 91-92 walking but only temporarily.
Now I have been in a steady decline the past 2 years. So this change is out of the… read more
You may have been harbouring an inflammation in your lungs that hadn't been picked up.
What are symptoms that seemed different from just average upper respiratory infection? What were your treatments for it? 🤷🏻♀️
I didnt think you were allowed anti biotics more than months apart and i dont understand flare ups the v shows a little cough thats stupid
I have on a few occasions that we should nt take antibiotics when we have COPD. When I wAs in hospital with a chest infection and exasperation I was given excessive amounts of antibiotics to stop the infection. I would like to know why people are saying we shouldn't take them
Your doctor is quite correct about too much of the Levaquin. Your body will built up an immunity to it after while. Doxycycline is a good sub for it.
Diagnosed with severe COPD. NOT ON OXYGEN
Every morning I wake up my nose is blocked similar to hay fever. Then the mucus runs down my throat and I have to cough it up. Usually clear but sometimes thick and green
It has been called post nasal drip or rhinitis and I have a nasal spray which does not help. After an hour or so it more or less stops for the rest of the day but sometimes comes back and it feels like it is triggered by an allergy?
I also get heavy nose bleeds and I have had my nose… read more
@A MyCOPDTeam Member I've also begun using vicks under my nose at night before i go to bed.
I had some gunk and congestion, and also have allergies but no fevers and didn't feel sick. Chest x-ray suggested pneumonia and took 10 days of antibiotics, but don't know what a flare-up is and what can be done.
Sorry to go on and on about it but this is actually a blessing because I trusted my instinct and learned what to do, and didn't get any worse because I did get the help I needed.
Just wandering if its safe