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Lung functng % to survive

I want to know how much percentage of undamaged or functioning lung can help a person to live his further life . My granny's chest X-ray shows her lungs are damaged approximately 85% as doctor says. So can she be able to live her further life worry free with proper medications and without need of supplement oxygen...? Plz answer bcoz she is ICU now and her SpO2 level is 85-90 with supplement oxygen. One day before she had bipaps for 20hrs ...

Buring in chest and sroun

From past year I have burning around the chest, some times it is exists and some times it is not. I had done with endoscopy,2decho,ucg, x-ray everything seems normal. Doctor said it's your illusion but still I feel every day some burning on chest especially on the left said, chest to upto left hand. I don't know what to do now. Any suggestions.

Feeling hard to breath

Hiii, my grandmother is facing problem for breathing doctor says her lung are damaged and are weak due this she is feeling breathlessness.This damage of lungs has been caused due to she had problem with uro genital disease,where she was diagonised with kidney tuberculosis.later after treatment of this problem doctor didnt notice that the tb infection has been spread to her upper body. Now the doctor to which we are consulting is not too open with us not letting us know what the actual problem is and what has to been done.she has been admitted to hospital three times this year due to the breathing problem and every time she was treated with some medications and was given nebuliser treatment.Just 10 days back she has gone through oxygen therapy and after all that from today she is again facing breathing issue.So plzz i want some one to let us know we should do we are so worried for her,whom to consultant for her better cure plzz help thank you..

Chest pain

My mom have left lateral chest pain ,which is radiated to the scapula and arm. 1.she is feeling discomfort while swallowing. 2.pain is felt more during deep breathing. 3.there is NO cold,calf,fewer. Even she is using medicines she is not getting relief from pain.plz tell me the problem of my mom and how it is treated.

Bronchitis retreat

I had bronchitis problems earlier in my life when I was 10 years. i was in delhi at that time, used to have sleepless nighta often. Now at 26 years of age I am back in Delhi for the last 2 years, for the last week I am having similar sleepless nigh due to excessive coughing and breathing problem. Any clue why this might be happening?

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