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Old 06-23-2007, 03:41 PM   #1
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Pneumonia again

Dad was admitted again this morning for pneumonia....he'd been up since 3am coughing and finally at 5am he told my step mom, "You better call 911 because I can hardly breathe." So, I'm coping but worried... how much longer can this go on?

 
Old 06-24-2007, 05:38 PM   #2
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Re: Pneumonia again

hi Ayre-

It is hard to say, unless like Patsy, he has pnuemonia in the only good lung. However, from what I have learned/experienced, he needs to breathe as deep as he can. I think that antibiotics alone may not be enough if one cannot get a deep enough breath to clear the pnuemonia.

I am sorry to hear this. I will pray for you, your dad and family.

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Old 06-25-2007, 02:25 PM   #3
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Re: Pneumonia again

Hi Ayre
Sorry to hear your dad has pneumonia again. I hope he is doing better now.
My prayers are with your dad.
Faith

 
Old 06-25-2007, 04:36 PM   #4
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Re: Pneumonia again

Ayre,

Sorry to hear your Dad is back in the hospital. I hope he has a rally and many more good days. My husband has been fighting bad Stage IV for 2 1/4 years now and he's still hanging tough.

Many warm thoughts and hugs for you.

PBJ

 
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