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#1 Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:03
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Hi just returned from doc's appointment looks like i'm gonna be on blood pressure meds for life need to have an ecg first though, amazing thing is i asked for oxygen and with no questions asked doc agreed to prescribe it if i werent head over heels in love with a special lady in my life woulda given my current gp a smoochy kiss but would just have felt guilty ;) will stick with her though as i don't feel fobbed of by her.

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Fri, 14/08/2015 - 16:23
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How very nice to hear of a GP that seems to understand the problem!

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Fri, 14/08/2015 - 16:58
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Not sure if she actually quite understands the problem or if it's because she took the time to read the notes from the migraine clinic or due to the fact i have some other issues going on aswell but what matters most is it's prescribed now so will go on gp records as one of my medications.   

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Fri, 14/08/2015 - 18:58
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hi man thats great news welcome to the o2 club, it realy helps with the ch alot, most of us get 3-4 large and 2-3 portable bottles, just be very awere of fire hazards, o2 can be held in clotheing ect for a while causing flash burns if ignighted,  d

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 19:24
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ex smoker again so won't be lighting my clippers anywhere near me or the canisters will store them in the bathroom aswell question though is there not some special type of mouthpiece or mourhpiece fitting i have to order myself and are the o2 bottle's allowed on a plane

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Sat, 15/08/2015 - 10:09 (Reply to #5)
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:) It's great when you get a GP who takes the time to read up on the condition and prescribe the necessary.  Your supplier should send you a non-rebreather mask with your 02 delivery.  You can't take 02 onto a plane but can pre-arrange with your supplier to have 02 delivered to your destination.  Give them a ring and they'll give you all the info on this.

Dorothy

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Sat, 15/08/2015 - 14:25
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http://flysaatrade.com/a-z/special-assistance think criteria for medical oxygen has changed thought i would check on here tho

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Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:53
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Booked in to see dr koepp at queens square on 7th of October confused as he specialises in epiletic seizurez and not ch

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Thu, 20/08/2015 - 11:20
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A bit surprised to find that my gp have referred me to queens square but to this dr koepp rather than to dr mataru thankfully though I'm due to see the dr at the national migraine clinic at the end of next week so will enquire about being referred to prof goadsby at kings

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