Posted by tom mcacy
on February 20, 2000 at 18:31:24:
In Reply to: emphysima posted by charles wetterer on December 04, 1999 at 12:43:53:
: I was told I had borderline emphysima in 1993. I have quit smoking but had smoked 2 packs a day for
: about 40 years. I was told if I quit smoking my emphysima would not get any worse.I am currentle on an
: inhailer 3 times a day, my breathing seems to have gotten worse since 1993.
: Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
You are also 7 yrs. older and as a general rule lung volume decreases w/age. Wt. gain and general deconditioning might make your underlying prob. more obvious to you.
It could be a lot of stuff some more serious than others--see your doc soon.