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Posted by: Pat | 2011/04/19

Oxygen treatment for COPD.

Have emphysema, oxygen 16hrs a day. Warned could be addictive.

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Dear Pat
No Oxygen is not addictive - if you have emphysema, your lungs may not be able to get enough oxygen from normal air, and using extra oxygen would put less strain on your heart and lungs.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Pat | 2011/04/21

Thankyou Doctor. Best to do what the doctor orders!

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2011/04/20

Dear Pat
No Oxygen is not addictive - if you have emphysema, your lungs may not be able to get enough oxygen from normal air, and using extra oxygen would put less strain on your heart and lungs.
Dr Bets

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