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Leon Lebowitz, RRT commented a story 4 hours, 20 minutes ago

It’s our pleasure, jnes1021. Good luck with your research – I’m sure you’ll be able to get some answers for your concerns. Please do check back and let us know how you’re doing. All the best, Leon (site moderator)

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jnes1021 commented a story 17 hours, 19 minutes ago

Thanks for the feedback … I will go to the airlines site … I use mostly Southwest and see their requirements for oxygen … I was very surprised that they set the pressurization
to around 8,000 feet from sea level …

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Leon Lebowitz, RRT commented a story 1 day, 3 hours ago

Hi jnes1021 and thanks for your post. It’s a good question! While I hope you hear from others in the community with their own personal anecdotes, I think you’ll find the airline commercial carriers will be able to provide you with guidelines. They will be able to tell you what is permissible on their airplanes. I think you may be surprised with…

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Lyn Harper, RRT commented a story 1 day, 15 hours ago

Hi jnes1021 – Wow! I’m sorry you had to go through that on a flight. What an experience! I’m glad it turned it out ok in the end for you. I hope you were still able to enjoy your trip.
Many airlines do allow approved oxygen devices. However, you should check with the specific airline you’re flying to get their rules and regulations. Many require…

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jnes1021 shared a new story 1 day, 15 hours ago

I had asthma attack during the last flight that I took … a long 6 hour trip from the East Coast to the West Coast … I brought my pulse oximeter finger reader that would measure my oxygen. As we all know 95- […]

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aarielalmeida posted an update 1 day, 17 hours ago

There are two types of medications to tackle asthma – long-term control medicines and quick-relief medicines. Most medications are available in powders or mists which are taken orally using a handy inhaler. Some medicines are taken in the pill form. Long-term control medicines help prevent asthma symptoms such as airpath inflammation and…

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ElizabethAnnie8444 posted a new activity comment 1 day, 23 hours ago

Like I won’t move from the Medical Centre that I am at cos there’s a number of Dr’s in that Medical Centre. I just won’t put up with landed up sick again.

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ElizabethAnnie8444 posted a new activity comment 1 day, 23 hours ago

Yes finally I got it all. It’s annoying that it had to be the 2 different Dr’s. I decided that if I have to keep going to two Dr’s just for one job then I will not be mucking round and that if I have to put up with this sort of thing then I will just be moving Dr’s to another Dr til I know that they’re right for me.

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Leon Lebowitz, RRT posted a new activity comment 2 days, 7 hours ago

Hi ElizabethAnnie8444 and we appreciate your post. We’ve missed your presence here and hope that you are doing well. Since you had to see the physician twice, were you finally able to get the medications you needed?
Leon (site moderator)

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Leon Lebowitz, RRT posted a new activity comment 2 days, 8 hours ago

Good for you, Shellzoo, and thanks for letting us know. To what do you attribute not having to take your rescue inhaler? Please let us hear back from you. Leon (site moderator)