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Many talk CTscan. Is this something that should be done along with xrays. Neither my GP or Pulmonalist have ordered one. It was last done 14 years ago.
I have not heard from my nurse as she is my doctor also, she has not made a date for a c -scan.i have to call her. again
I have copd and this fellow says he treats with herbs and can help cure copd ? if he is so good why are not all hospitals using this method.?
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@joangma– Hello and welcome to Mayo Connect. When I see the word cure I see RED! And I run. If he can cure copd than why do so many people still have it. I don't suggest anyone contact him. There are no cures. Damage in the lungs is permanent. Symptoms can be treated and we can feel better as a result, but we can not recover from it…yet. Lungs do not regenerate themselves. Tell me, how is your COPD? How are you being treated for it?
@joangma– Yes, please call your doctor. Is she a surgeon? Are you in treatment?
my nurse practitioner has not made an appointment for me to see a pomologist, and I am mad as hell. what should my step be. now I just have a couple inhalers. and hasen't comtacted me in some time. thank you
@joangma– I would suggest calling the actual physician and make an appointment. I would be very angry too. Also, I would complain about this. Cancer is not something you fool around with. When was your last appointment @joangma?
she is not a surgeon, the va appointed her when I moved to wi from Florida. my treatment so far has been only inhalers.
couple of months ago, I had to call myself to get a heart exam. I felt I might have heart trouble because of my weight. she never thought of this, I thought it might be good to know. the test proved negative, thank god.
why she has never thought of getting appointment with pulmonogigist I don't know spelling is bad.
@joangma– What is your diagnosis? Have you had cancer?
Joan- I strongly suggest that you call the vet and complain and get a new doctor. I don't think that you are getting the medical help that you need. What is your diagnosis? I also suggest that if you are in any distress go to the ER for help. Then on Monday make your calls. Please let us know how you make out.
joan- do you know what has caused it?
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