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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.

tags: liquid oxygen

posted over 1 year 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 1 year 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 4 months 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 3 months 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?

tags: portable oxygen concentrator outings liquid oxygen LPM

posted over 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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?

tags: oxygen

posted about 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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i have the one you blow into and the other one that you blow it rasie the thing up .so that has help him ill have to start back on my. thanks lot

posted about 1 year ago

oxygen

tags: oxygen

posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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3-4 but was on 8. Still 24/7. Pulmonary rehab really helped.

posted over 1 year 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?

tags: oxygen

posted almost 2 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 1 year ago

If your using 2L O2 pluse ox 94-97 HR

tags: oxygen

posted almost 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User Just took my BP 135/62 pulse 62 not bad.... Not retaining any water took BP again 123/60 didn't think about heart .Today I made appt… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Does any one thats on oxygen get headaches from it?

headaches

tags: oxygen

posted about 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I think you're referring to PLB. That's an abbreviation for pursed lip breathing, which is a technique of breathing in for a count of 3 and exhaling for… read more

posted about 2 years ago

who determines how much oxygen you need Dr. or therapist

tags: oxygen

posted about 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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If I were you, I would request that my doctor order one. You may need additional oxygen or even a bipap machine while you sleep. You have got to be… read more

posted over 1 year ago
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