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  • Posted By: babygurl81
  • August 29, 2008
  • 05:50 AM

Hi my name is Tiffany I am 19 years old i have been going through some medical issues since march. I have these "attatcks" where i pretty much just stop breathing its almost like an asthma attatck but i have an attatck about once a week, i have been hospitalized about 20x since march an i have been to the ER everyweek brought by paramedics, My pomonlogist has been running a bunch of test on me, i had a vq scan, pft evaluation ct scan of my lungs tons of blood work and everything comes out good except for my difusing lung compacity is extremely low. I am now on oxygen 24/7 without it i turn blue. I have been on steriods since march now as well as the highest doses of inhaled steiroids. I am just looking for an answer. My lungs are always wheezy an diminished. This is not the life i want to live at 19 i just wish someone could give me some advice on what to do. I have been tested for COPD sum docs say i have it others say i dont but they said even if i do have it thats not why i keep having these attatcks. I was dianosed with asthma at the age of 8 but they say this is not Normal asthma. i have been researching everything you could possibly think of that has to do with lungs because i just need to find an answer. All my doctors tell me a i am walking miracle because with these attatcks i have i am lucky paramedics have made it on time. please write back if you have any answers or advice.

Thank you so much

Tiffany

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  • Well .... you should know that COPD usually comes with sputum at the morning.. so if that happening for you .... it is mean you have what doctors told you be well :)
    genius 2 Replies
    • August 29, 2008
    • 07:59 AM
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  • Have the place where you live tested for toxins like mold , radon or carbon monoxide. Have you been allergy patch tested?
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • August 31, 2008
    • 06:33 PM
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  • you should keep track of your surroundings or changes in environment around the time of your attacks and then look for patterns to help narrow down possible causes.
    MetricMom 13 Replies
    • August 31, 2008
    • 11:55 PM
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    • September 3, 2008
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  • Hi my name is shenita, and i have had three tubal pregnancies and i'm trying to get pregnant again and i also have a blood clot in my left lung. but i do want a family is their anything tht i can do to ensure tht i hav a successful pregnancy...Well .... you should know that COPD usually comes with sputum at the morning.. so if that happening for you .... it is mean you have what doctors told you be well :)
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    • September 4, 2008
    • 07:29 PM
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    • September 4, 2008
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