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Hypersensitivity Pneumoni

My mother is suffering from this disease and she is already under treatment for the past 4 months now. Her spo2 fell down to 70s, had chest tightness and sticky cough. She is on steroids which now being tapered down to 18mg. She is also on 18 hrs oxygen 1-2L. Though after 4 months her spo2 still is about 88-89 and falls when she walks or do normal daily tasks. How much more time will it take. Will oxygen be a permanent thing?

Fluid in lungs

While doing intense exercise , like cycling more than 20km or running more than 5kms , I am feeling lungs filled with some kind of fluid . I also feels reduced breathing /difficulty in breathing. If I rest , everything clears out normally.

Chest pain

When exposed to cold, my left chest pains. I always need to wear thick pullovers even in summer. But when I stay warm, I stay fine and breath fine. Pls Doctor what can I do?

Lungs related checkup

I have been smoking since 5 years. Now I am quitting, and want to know if there is any damage done to my lungs, or related damages. Please suggest me what tests/specialists will help?

Shortness of breath

I am feeling shortness of breath, may be 4 to 5 times in a day. I feel like coughing and when I cough, not able to breath either by mouth or nose this will last for some 5 to 10 seconds . Every night from past 20 days it becomes severe I am not able to breath for 2 to 5 minutes. I have to jump to grasp air with great difficulty. Kindly provide the valuable solution and treatment required.

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