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what is highest setting on continuous flow portable liquid oxygen bottles

does anybody know what the highest setting is on portable liquid oxygen canisters? i'm on 6 liters continuous flow & I would like to try it also does it last longer than compressed oxygen.

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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There are devices that go to15 lpm; I have several friends who use them. You can also hook several devices in tandem. This requires some experience and… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Using liquid oxygen but find I get very dry and red patches of skin on my face

My oxygen clinic nurse says the dry patches (which come and go) on my face are caused by being on liquid oxygen. However, I have heard that I should not use any products that include petroleum or paraffin. I haven't yet been to talk to the pharmacist so was wondering if anyone can suggest what I might be able to use to moisturise my skin? I had wondered about raw coconut oil which is 100% natural but as it is 'oil', could this also… read more

posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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The advice not to use any petroleum products is because should there be any fire where your cannula could burn, the petroleum product would feed the… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Is anyone using portable oxygen concentrator for outings if so does it help and is it as effective as liquid oxygen? What LPM do you use?

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Debbie, there isn't a POC available that produces 4 lpm. I'm sure your POC has settings of 2 and 4, but that's not lpm; it's whatever the manufacturer… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Oxygen Therepy

I currently use liquid oxygen at home and I have about a 5 hour travel tank for going out. It works the best for me and does not require any elecrticity! I also have a POC with batteries and can plug in. Its big and bulky and hard to pull around! What do you all use and what works best for you???

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I'm on 02 and mine is liquid oxygen and my travel portable is a Helios and on 02 it's good for at least 8 hours I have left it longer just to try it out… read more

posted about 2 years ago

does anyone use and what are your thoughts on using liquid oxygen?

I was in John Heinz pulmonary rehab and they used liquid oxygen in the tanks .

posted 4 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I wish so much that I could use liquid. It's so much lighter. The tanks are awkward and heavy. Medicare will not pay for it, so I'm stuck with them

posted 4 months ago

Are you on oxygen? Did your symptoms improve enough to stop oxygen treatment?

posted 11 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User Good idea but it doesn't work for me. The breathing exercises give me coughing fits which make it even harder for me to breath. Thus… read more

posted 4 days ago

Do you sleep with oxygen? Any tips?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I drape my cannulas over a closet pole for about a week before I use them to take the curls out of them. I trim the prongs for a good fit.

posted 17 days ago

Oxygen

Was put on oxygen 24/7 back in February when diagnosed with COPD. Has anyone been on oxygen & "improved" enough to go off oxygen?

posted about 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I'm on oxygen as of March for at least 15 hours a day Oxygen has helped me in that I no longer have brain fog as bad.....I was really confused some days… read more

posted 11 months ago

Can a patient die from COPD if they do not need oxygen yet?

I am curious how quickly emphysema progresses in a young person that stops smoking and starts eating right and exercising? Is oxygen only needed in the end stages of this disease?

posted almost 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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go to the gym and keep exercise up I have had it a very long time 47 I was now 69 I have had it 22 years and determent it was not going to get me so… read more

edited, originally posted over 2 years ago

oxygen

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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3-4 but was on 8. Still 24/7. Pulmonary rehab really helped.

posted over 2 years ago
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