leukemia and the lungs

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leukemia and the lungs

by doodymimi on Thu Jan 20, 2011 07:23 PM

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my day has leukeia and has a very hard time breathing and catching his breath, his lung doctor tested his oxegen levels and said his levels were over 88%. does anyone eles have this problem who has leukemia?

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by Roselvr on Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:51 PM

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My dad was always like that & it was the reason he went to the doctor to begin with.

Have the tested his lung function? My dad lost a lot after chemo.

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by docleabo on Fri Feb 03, 2012 09:32 PM

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On Jan 20, 2011 7:23 PM doodymimi wrote:

my day has leukeia and has a very hard time breathing and catching his breath, his lung doctor tested his oxegen levels and said his levels were over 88%. does anyone eles have this problem who has leukemia?

yes, I have pumonary fibrosis post transplant. i was diagnosed w/ aml in 1998 and after transplant in 2000 was diagnosed w/ pulmonay fibrosis. i am presently on oxygn 80% of the time  but still am maintaining quality of life . i put myself on enzyme therapy thru online pivotal health compny to hopefully slow the disease. but all be known i am extremely fortunate to wake up another day. good luck to you and yor dad. doc

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by Roselvr on Fri Feb 03, 2012 09:53 PM

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What is your dads heart & lung function at? Before my dad passed; it was at 28%

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