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Joan M
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   Posted 6/1/2015 10:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Last year end of January 2014, I found that I had very mild emphysema. Now recently I had a breathing test which showed no asthma at all.

Either the tests are wrong or they are not properly evaluated. This is very nutty. I have had asthma for over 30 years and always showed up to have moderate asthma, sometimes severe.

What do you think?

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   Posted 6/2/2015 1:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Can you get a second opinion on the evaluation? Did they change the standards of what qualifies as asthma? Or are your medications keeping it that well under control? So many questions!
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Joan M
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   Posted 6/2/2015 4:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes I can get another evaluation but it would cost a lot of money. The standards are the same and medications are the same. I just don't think they know what they are doing. Perhaps the equipment was faulty,

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   Posted 6/3/2015 9:43 PM (GMT -6)   
ya, some dope doc about 10 years dx'd me with copd -

it was just my asthma going on hyper drive for a few days after a bout with the flu -

" I just don't think they know what they are doing."

yup !
dx'd with pancolitis 12/21/03
current supplements:probiotics, vit D, cal/mag, Psyllium Seed powder/Heather's Acacia fiber/ L-Glutamine/Hemp powder slurry 2x/week- no gluten, rice, corn, or soy & limited sugar - just good, healthy food, lots of all natural well water, exercise, sleep as much as possible & enjoy this great life that God has blessed me with :-)
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