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Have thought about getting a portable concentrator.

anyone used a portable oxygen concentrator was is good and hat is the best one.

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posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I have a portable oxygen concentrator and it is O.K. However, if I am out alone such as to shop somewhere I find it heavy and awkward to lift in and out… read more

posted over 1 year ago

How do you guys feel about purchasing a POC through a third-party dealer?

Dealers like 1stClassMedical and Directhomemedical.... are they trustworthy and do they provide decent service? Inogen seems to be the only one that directly sells to consumers...

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posted 6 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Don't buy through a 3rd party, but straight from
Manufacturer.
Inogen is a good one. I've had a inogen one G2 for 6 years. I bought it for $3500. That… read more

posted 6 months ago

Do any of you use the Portable Concentrator?

I have the portable tanks (small) that I carry over the shoulder when I leave the house. Also, the big Concentrator with enough tubing to walk through my whole house. Sometimes it's quite funny when I get the tubing caught on something and almost pull my ears off. LOL I'm sure others have done that. I would like to travel, but the portable concentrators are very expensive to purchase and they would take my tanks away if I went with the portable in order for… read more

tags: type of oxygen

posted about 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I get my equipment through Lincare. I have the large concentrator at home with enough tubing to walk hands-free. I have had 2 different portable… read more

posted about 1 year ago

I use oxygen at night only. When traveling what do you do if you only have one of the large concentrators.

I'd hate to have to lug that with us. I don't qualify for portable oxygen and have read that the portable ones shouldn't be used at night time anyway. What do others do in this situation. Have you purchased your own portable and, if so, can you recommend any. My doctor just gave me an Advertisement for, I believe, Imogen and was not of much help in what to do. I think she really doesn't think I should travel.… read more

tags: Portable Concentrator

posted 14 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User - Thanks for responding. Unfortunately right now I'm between 2 companies, Apria which lost their Medicare contract and Lincare which… read more

posted 14 days ago

What portable oxygen concentrators does everyone recommend to get?

I'm on pulse flow oxygen and I want to be able to move around and lead an active lifestyle. I wanted to know how fellow COPD patients felt about the devices on the market today. A lot of biases in articles and reviews I read. Not sure who to trust these days.

tags: .long term use of oxygen therapy portable oxygen concentrator

posted 7 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Inogen Phillips Resperonics areprobably the best two that I know of Just have to do your own research and find what your needs are and make sure your 02… read more

posted 6 months ago

What type of oxygen should I get

I've read up and in my state my insurance will pay for only 1 device portable or in home and I have to sign a 5 year contract with them that's all fine and dandy but I want portable I don't need one in home just while out and about at times..... What's best the one that you have to buy the oxygen tanks for or the one that purifies the air and delivers to u ???

tags: type of oxygen

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I have been on 02 for years and I have a Inogen and liquid oxygen tanks. I use the liquid tanks on my back when I work my horses and use the Inogen at… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Does anyone get nosebleeds just out of the blue? I think it may be oxygen related.

This just began 3 days ago. Not doing anything different,

tags: portable oxygen nosebleeds

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Sorry just want to add something else, my Pulmo believes all Infections start in the nose and I use Salex which you mix the powder with a saline… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

I am wondering what kind of portable oxygen concentrator that others use.

I use an inogen one that I pull behind me. It is very heavy to lift into and out of cars and the battery doesn't last long at all.

tags: portable oxygen concentrators

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I use the AirSep Free Style. It lasts about 2.5 hours and has an extra battery for about 2.5 more (on 2 liters). It also comes with a car charger, and… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Has anyone ever used the Inogen One G4, Respironics Simply Go, or the Airsep FreeStyle?

I want to know the difference (pros cons) for each of these devices before committing to one. Let me know your thoughts. Thanks

tags: portable oxygen concentrator

posted 6 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Thanks to all.

posted about 2 months ago
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