i have been coughing up such a storm now for 7 weeks drs say we will see what the Ct shows
they gave a cough syrup with codeine also if that doesn’t work take morphine apparently that’s helps with suppressing a cough
any ideas I’d appreciate
im going for my ct scan next week
cancer is now in my lungs quite a bit of nodules
the Caylex and Avastin helped all other areas
now I am on morphine to suppress the cough
prednisone to help inflammation in lungs
also oxygen therapy
please if anyone out is going through this please Contact me
i need some moral support
how are you doing
I am hoping that they are able to get your cough under control to bring you some ease. Please know we are here to support you.
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@Quiltmama please let her know I'm praying for her.
Thinking of you @maryk and hope your team is doing the best to help you be comfortable.
Thoughts, prayers and a hug sent your way.
Il y deux semaines j'avais la toux sèche aussi et pendant une crise, j'ai eu de vomissements et manque d'air. Je suis allée à l'urgence et aptes un test ils m'ont diagnostiquée en ayant la coqueluche.
Apres cinq jours avec les antibiotiques tout va mieux.
Faites attention, il semble avoir une épidémie de coqueluche dans l'air.
My mom is also experiencing a persistent cough (not serious, but long lasting). The CT has come back clear on her lungs as did her X-ray.
I am sorry to hear you Mom is experiencing issues. If you and her feel there is still a concern, I would go back to her team to discuss it. She has had surgery and perhaps it is something residual from that? I am not sure but referring back is always best.
I will also say that we never go back to 100% whether from a physical injury or a medical condition. In the case of cancer, I feel there are symptoms we learn to live with as they are minor compared to other issues and others we need some assistance with. It is a personal journey and is very unique to each and every person even if they have the same diagnosis.
I wish your Mom well and hope she is getting out and walking a little bit every day since her surgery. It is difficult and one does get sore and tired but slowly it will come.
That said, I have had issues with a "barking" cough right from day 1. Initially it was caused because I had a pleural effusion (a sac of fluid pressing the base of my right lung) That created a sort of tickle in my throat that was sometimes very difficult to satisfy so I'd have a couple of small coughs and usuallly something to drink and it would disappear. But sometimes the coughing would go on for ages. Over time we discovered I had some scar tissue in my lung; not cancer and not worth addressing otehr than this cough would stay with me forever. Six years in treatment and I'n really sick of it unless it serves something that risks my life. This cough doesn't . It's just annoying but real treatment for it very invasive so I choose to just live with it. I know they'll continue to see the area that causes it on scans and will tell me if it ever gets risky enough to have to address so I just compartmentalize it in the box I keep all those weird symptoms that I might need to worry about some day, but not today. Hope that makes sense.