Hi everyone :) I really appreciate everyone on this website as dealing with COPD and what it does to the quality of life is pretty hard to deal with alone. I've posted here before asking about fainting spells relating to COPD but learned a little more. After having an abnormal EKG yesterday, and my medical provider having me go to the E.R., I found out that COPD can cause pulmonary hypertension. One of the symptoms is fainting (which I've been experiencing) along with swelling in… read more
I seem to be doing pretty well with stage 4 COPD but recently have been feeing upper chest aches, abdominal muscle cramps and some acid reflux.
I am going to see if i can get another oxygen test while wearing a mask. if one day it is law to wear mask what to do? thank you Cesar D. Medina
anyone have allergy induced asthma along with copd? i live in minn, and its been hot and humid for a week and a half. its aweful. i do not go out. like breathing in a wet towel. does anyone else have problems withthis? give me ideas to make breathing better during hot weather
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Hi everyone :) I'm learning that choking on food is common with COPD is that correct? I'm sure that I'm not the only one dealing with it. But what about passing out or fainting? the other night, I walked to the fridge to get something then the next thing I know, i'm on the floor bleeding with the family panicking. Is fainting common with COPD?
Has anyone with hypoxia and on o2 ever gotten better and got off of o2?
It's a leg infection I get every year, it seems. Last year I was hospitalized for 8 days with it, and none of the doctors was that sure of where it came from, but it's very bad. It looks and feels like a severe burn, and it's about 3" x 8" long, just below the knee. Maybe Cellulitis; that was the most suggested guess. It's really bad; lots of drainage and pain (sorry, but it's… read more