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How Do You Feel About Lung Transplants? I Am A Stage 4. Doctors Have Suggested It As Nothing Else Is Helping Me. Thanks For Responding.

How Do You Feel About Lung Transplants? I Am A Stage 4. Doctors Have Suggested It As Nothing Else Is Helping Me. Thanks For Responding.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you ,tenille , Yes l exercise and am a positive person
I push myself when l can ,and yes it’s Gods timing
But l fear getting an infection ,and pray for strength
At one time l as put… read more

Has Anyone Had A Double Lung Transplant?

Has Anyone Had A Double Lung Transplant?

I am considering the possibility of a double lung transplant. Just wondering if anyone here has had it and what the outcome has been like. Thank you and may God bless you and Jesus hold close.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes, I had a double lung transplant 3 1/2 years ago and doing pretty good. I am 66 years old now, when I went through the surgery I had a lot of issues with my lungs due to an accident that I had… read more

Lung Transplant

Lung Transplant

How do you go about getting help for lung transplant ,will you be considered if you used to be a smoker ?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thanks so much

Hi All. Has Anybody Had A Lung Transplant / And Or Knows Much About Them. I'm In Australia

Hi All. Has Anybody Had A Lung Transplant / And Or Knows Much About Them. I'm In Australia

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Oh I'm so sorry to hear that @A MyCOPDTeam Member. Keep on fighting, a breakthrough may happen sooner than we think! Hugs and prayers to you.

Purple Or Blue Lips?

Purple Or Blue Lips?

Does anyone else have this problem as well.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

My trouble is a blue NOSE!!! Usually when lm low on oxygen!!!

New Lung Treatments

New Lung Treatments

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi Jean. Thanks Again Dear. Know that your advocacy in behalf of learning and sharing COPD information. Is both essential and beneficial.😎😄😃😅

Has Anyone Had A Lung Transplant?

Has Anyone Had A Lung Transplant?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have not, but I have several friends who have had either one or full lung transplants. Two of my friends got another 10 years; one only four, but none of them would have had that without the TX… read more

Transpant

Transpant

I'm trying to get a transplant, I've been on diazepam for 20 yrs & the transplant at BJC wants me to quit my Dr said to ween off so I am doing that & I got tested again & it came back positive so I think they might take me off list is thated alright for them to do? I am end stage so it's a life sentence if I don't get accepted

A MyCOPDTeam Member

It's not harmful in the short-term, but apparently there are long term consequences if you want a transplant. There are also a lot of other things that can help with anxiety. There are many meds you… read more

Surgery

Surgery

Has anybody had surgery for COPD?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Post op was difficult. Lots of air leaks. In hospital for 14 days, chest tube in for a month. I developed subcutaneous emphysema while in the PACU so was in there for over six hours and after went for… read more