Trouble breathing

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

KChrispcat
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jul 2014
Total Posts : 553
   Posted 9/24/2015 4:17 AM (GMT -6)   
I went to the doctor yesterday because I was having difficulty breathing. I've been feeling like it's hard to get air into my lungs. The doc did a spirometer test on me the result show that I might have COPD. Does anyone else here have that? I still feel like I'm having trouble breathing but I'm not sure if I should go back to the doctor because when they checked my pulse ox I was at 100%. I would love your feedback and to hear about any experiences with COPD.

achievinggrace
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 3266
   Posted 9/27/2015 5:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kcrispcat,
Are you getting any relief from your symptoms yet?
Allergies and Asthma Forum Moderator

KChrispcat
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jul 2014
Total Posts : 553
   Posted 9/27/2015 7:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes. My doc did start me on a new inhaler and I'm not having the same tightness in my chest that I was having before.
Chris

Chartreux
Veteran Member


Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 9661
   Posted 10/1/2015 7:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Give your inhaler a few more days to help, if your not better by Monday then go back and ask about another inhaler. Sounds like the inhaler is helping but not yet at 100%, so give the medication(inhaler) a few more days to work good for you and then seek out help if your not yet 100% by Monday.
**********************************************
* So many dx's I could write a book* "It would be nice if we could use the edit button in real life"...
********>^..^<********>^..^<*******
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, April 20, 2018 2:26 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,953,707 posts in 324,030 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 162097 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, kccc.
381 Guest(s), 8 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
netsavy006, Dimitri71, Girlie, Pratoman, Lynnwood, PA_grandma, Old Mike, iPoop