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I understand that medicare now covers inogen portable oxygen unit. Anyone in the NYC area know of a supplier?

tags: information about portable oxygen

posted 11 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Medicare always did cover the Inogen if that was the arrangement you wanted from your supplier. Most DME companies have them and any company that supplier O2 equipment… read more

posted 10 days ago

Have thought about getting a portable concentrator.

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

tags: portable oxygen concentrator

posted 7 months 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 of the car.… 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 over 1 year 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 concentrator and could… read more

posted 3 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 1 year 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 other times. The… read more

posted about 1 year 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 almost 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 solution and squirt it… read more

posted about 1 year 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 almost 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 AC adaptor, so… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

in need of oxygen concentrator

Hello all,

i am in need of a portable oxygen and my insurence have turned it down.
would anyone know if the Shriners help with items like that and how would i get
in touch with them... thanks

tags: Portable O2 Concentrators

posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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to ccroach: yes I do swear by the liquid oxygen, it's the purest of pure, but I also have a concentrator, which I use during the day because the unit puts out a lot of… read more

posted over 1 year ago

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 LOX is pretty… read more

posted over 1 year ago

About COPD

My husband have COPD and is Diabetic with hight blood presure.He use an electric machine daily for up to 16 hours.We can not go anywhere because he get breath shortness to much,We are living in South Africa and I am looking for a portable oxygen unit it is very expensive and he was put on ill health January 2015 with a little pension we can not afford the portable oxygen machine.If anybody know of one witch will not be to expensive please let me know urgently
Keep well all

posted 12 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@Useful (4) I'm on oxy. 24/7 and on Medicare and a secondary Ins, with Blue Cross of California . I don't have to pay a cent except my deductible . You shouldn't have… read more

posted 12 months ago

Has anyone purchased a small portable power generator to run your oxygen concentrator?

We have had two power outages in the past 3 weeks. One was 7 hours. I freaked!! I only had two C tanks and one 1/2 full E tank in the house . Researched cost, reliability, etc. WOW -- about $800. Is it a small price to pay for piece of mind. I am on 4 lpm of O2 and can't last too long without. During the 7 hour outage, I laid on the sofa and did not move to conserve air. Thanks for your responses....breathe easy.

posted 8 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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That's certainly one possibility. You might talk with your O2 provider to be sure you always have adequate tanks as well. The other thing is to talk with your utility… read more

posted 8 months ago
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