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Lung transplant

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

posted almost 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

Thanks so much

posted 6 months ago
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Has anyone had or know someone who have had a lung transplant and we're was it done

Trying to see if it's a good choice for me

posted 7 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

PatriciaAnn,
Please do not be afraid to go to your doctor. If you need help go and get it and do not wait. The longer you do the more damage can be done… read more

posted 7 months ago
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Lung trAnsplant

posted almost 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

I have heard of lung transplant & wondered about it. I don't qualify because I'm on blood thinner for my heart but it seems some people should be… read more

posted almost 3 years ago
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Lung transplant

When is stem cell therapy a better alternative than lung transplant?

posted about 15 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

I am interested in the stem cell process for lots of reasons, but it is so expensive. I looked into it, as there is a doctor here that is involved in… read more

posted about 3 hours ago
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has anyone undergone a double lung transplant?

I was just curious if anyone on here has undergone a double lung transplant. My dr. said that's possibly where i'm headed in the future. I'm fairly young and quite healthy with the exception of COPD, but I'm really apprehensive. Any information?

posted over 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

Thanks for the information, I'm hoping i have a lot longer than a few years but who knows. Grateful for each and every day.

posted over 3 years ago
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I have been offered a place for lung transplant

Research shows life expectancy is only short lived, however I am only 57 and on 24 hr O2 together with pulmanory hypertention which has made me pretty much house bound anyway. Could any recipiants help me with their story?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

No think that is wrong to say that ... many on here have lived a good lot longer than that, and have such a positive attitude. Why I have know people in… read more

posted 8 months ago
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Does anyone here have IPF (Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis)? Recommended for Lung Transplant?

My COPD consists of Emphysema and IPF (Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ). It is getting very serious, very rapidly. Was wondering if anyone else is facing this scenario? I have been recommended for a Lung Transplant and quite frankly....unsure if I really want to go through with it if I am approved.

Any Member here that has had to face this? I would really like to hear your thoughts on this. Thank you!

posted about 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

@A MyCOPDTeam User......no, my doctor is in Oklahoma City. I believe Durham is in North Carolina. Still struggling with my decision :-( My first… read more

posted about 3 years ago
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Post Transplant helpers

Where can I get 2 full time helpers in case I get a single lung transplant? Am in Ventura County, CA.
Thanks

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

Try home health agencies

posted 12 months ago
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