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07-08-2013, 07:20 AM
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Originally Posted by BMC View Post
Would like to ask my fellow OTers to keep my father in their thoughts & prayers- he is in the ICU because of a toxic buildup of carbon dioxide in his lungs & other complications from COPD.

This is more serious than the pneumonia he had in 2011- he was not laboring/struggling to breathe at all but his body wasn't expelling CO2 the way it should, leading to a buildup in his lungs. He is responding to treatment though which is a relief.

Thanks everyone!
so sorry you're dealing with this. Sending all the best vibes your family's way.

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