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Can a Lung Transplant Recipient Have End Stage COPD



I have end stage COPD. I recently had to increase my oxygen to 4 ltrs, and then to 5. I am currently being tested to see if I qualify for a lung transplant. I`m getting worried I won`t last long enough to get on the list. I`m doing Pulmonary Rehab, eating healthy foods, and taking perscribed meds. I just want to know if I have a chance.


It sounds like you are doing all the right things, and it is ok to increase your oxygen during exertion. The information you provide suggests that you would have a chance for transplant and would “last” long enough to receive one.

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Go to the COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) health topic.