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Serevent

Serevent

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes I have, I T was very good for Asthma.

How Do I Prevent My 02 Line From Kinking?

How Do I Prevent My 02 Line From Kinking?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I do that. i use two 25 foot hoses. Run thru dryer till pliable, take out and pull on them. It stops the from getting the big and little kinks. You can them wind them around your hand in big loops if… read more

Ventolin I Am On Sterevent Twice A Day And Still Use Ventolin. I Have Developed More Mucus In My Lings. Is This Normal?

Ventolin I Am On Sterevent Twice A Day And Still Use Ventolin. I Have Developed More Mucus In My Lings. Is This Normal?

I have used Ventolin for about 4 years now. I started on Serevent evohaler 2 months ago. This has reduced my use of Ventolin but I seem to be getting more mucus my lungs now. Could the Serevent be responsible? Also my dormant arthritis has suddenly become inflamed. Is this just coincidence? Thank you for your help

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you. My body doesn't seem to like the Serevent much. My lungs feel sore after using it and I have a struggle breathing properly for about 3 hours after taking it. Then all returns to normal… read more

A Colonoscopy Which COPD?

A Colonoscopy Which COPD?

I just had The Dr for a colonoscopy call and tell me he need my pulmonologist to ok it before I go under.
He said I could wind up hooked up to a respirator after the procedure. Especially if there is a tear or rupture of my bowels.

Ok now I am scared !

What the hell ????

A MyCOPDTeam Member

The stool sample does not let them know if there are current polyps, (which I usually have a few every time I was done), and if there are polyps, they need to be sliced off and biopsied. That’s why I… read more

Surgery

Surgery

Why is it that when you have any kind of surgery...I have to go to my pulmonologist to get permission from them, before I have the surgery ? Is there an answer for this one ? I just want someone to explain this to me !
Please

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Well, my once a day, elliptica, inhaler certainly helps open my bronchial tubes, and sadly also Medical Marijuana is given to people with COPD, because that also opens up your bronchial tubes! Of… read more

Has Any One Had The Zephyer Vale Inserted.

Has Any One Had The Zephyer Vale Inserted.

i believe that there was a lady on this site that said she was going to have it done. I sure would like to talk to someone who has had it done in order to make the decision to do it or not.
Thank you for any information you can provide.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I had four put in my left lower lobe, it helped some ,But not that much ,it's been 60 days still on oxygen 24/7 ,,still hoping it get better

Lung Doc

Lung Doc

I've had my share of lung docs,my new one is I'm my option crazy, has anyone, doc ,will say I have COPD, but he is not convinced ,that I have Asthma, ive had asthma for 42yrs now ,many docs take tests and yup I have asthma, and he's not gonna even discuss the nodgals in both. Lungs, things don't make sense , Should I switch docs? Thank u
Jacki

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Jack, definitely switch to another Pulmonary Dr. I have had several pulmonary doctors over the last 25 years. Some of them had no bedside manners. I mean cold blooded, and think they know everything… read more

Has Anyone Used Breo?

Has Anyone Used Breo?

my dr. wants to switch my advair to breo.Anyone use it?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I feel better with the Breo over the Advair!! Doctor switched me about a six months ago and I notice the difference

Aspiration Pneumonia

Aspiration Pneumonia

I just saw a discussion about this and can’t find it now. I would love to join in — to talk, compare notes about aspiration pneumonia. I was diagnosed with this in late August/early September. I guess they should have diagnosed me with CRS at the same time….Oy. 😊

Anyway, I’m all ears if you want to discuss.
Thank you.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thanks for the hug.😊