Had my lung function test today.

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

gachrons
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4527
   Posted 11/16/2007 6:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi got my lung test done today. Seem to go fairly well I guess did lots of huffing and puffing and didn't blow my pants off which was an added bonus.  Just thinking if the lungs blew as good as the butt I wouldn't have to worry ha ha.Takes awhile to get the results back but for some of it I was showing the low side of normal which is better then below normal. Will see how it goes .I started smoking when I was 12 so have puffed a good many years. I am retaining some air when breathing out .Got threw it anyway and still got to go for banana bread and coffee my favorite treat at the hospital. Gotta love those cozy little cafe's they have. lol gail

dunny2
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 3200
   Posted 11/16/2007 9:17 PM (GMT -7)   
As one smoker to another, I wish you luck Gail
Vicky

Too many years with CD
Two bowel resections, several obstructions.


Laughter is the brush that sweeps the cobwebs from our hearts


teddybearweiser
Veteran Member


Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 11/17/2007 4:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Me also good luck.
TBW
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007
 


clavman
Regular Member


Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 39
   Posted 11/17/2007 8:46 AM (GMT -7)   
Smoke free since 1/1/06 after 20+ years, but I know how it can take your breath away. Now all the smoke is exhaled out the other end. Glad your test went pretty well.
Bob
47 years old
Dx 3/07 Moderate Crohn's in terminal ileum-Probably had it for years earlier
Rx Prednisone initially for 8 weeks-40mg/day then tapered down to 0
    Currently on Pentasa-2000mg/day


broomhilda
Veteran Member


Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 1488
   Posted 11/17/2007 8:04 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck Gail! Still smokin' both ends here too!
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Predinsone, Humira, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Acne, Fatigue, Joint Pain, Lactose Intolerant, gallstones, fibroid cysts, peri-menopausal.


Sherbear41466
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 364
   Posted 11/18/2007 2:03 PM (GMT -7)   
LOL, still smoking and able to blow through the test! Although there was a slight change between the last test and this past one. I like it when they put you in the chamber and put a clothes pin on your nose. That has got to be the best! If the technician that I had ever loses her job, she could work as a motivation speaker! She was doing a lot of yelling, "keeping blowing, keep blowing!"
 ~Sherry


gachrons
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4527
   Posted 11/18/2007 2:12 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Everyone thanks for of your thoughts and good wishes .I never had the chamber test done but did get the clothes pins .Shearbear could I ask why you had the test done? lol gail
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, December 02, 2016 11:04 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,731,687 posts in 300,951 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 151123 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Joyce Apuzzo.
292 Guest(s), 14 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Purple Tulip, tennisplayer, mtm3461, Xmaslover, Girlie, John75, Starlight*, maria2016, ks1905, ChickenArise, 1039smooth, straydog, Graytech, iPoop


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2016 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer