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How many years does it take for COPD to develop
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5 years ago I underwent a VATS pleurodesis on my left lung after a ruptured bullea from COPD caused a pneumothorax, can I take a long haul flight?
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A 67-year-old male asked:
What can I do? I am a 56 year old male i weigh 450 lbs.I have copd, asthma and I have a c-pap i take spiriva, advair, Flonase and singulair.I take Coumadin because i had blood clots in my lungs.I have arthritis in my knees and i can't stand very long beca
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A 37-year-old male asked:
I m only 29 n suspect I have copd. Am I too young to get it? Smoking about 10 years but only social for the first 5
Dr. Carin Van Gelder answered
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doc/ tests: Can't tell without a good exam and maybe some pulmonary function tests. The good news is - if you quit now, in 10 years your lungs are generally consi ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Copd changes seen on X-ray but person never smoked nor was around smokers. 58 years old. What else could this be then?
A 37-year-old member asked:
What to do if I have this ongoing cough for a couple years and ive only smoked for four yeara could I be developing copd?
A 51-year-old male asked:
What does having a front left 2 CM paraspinal mass mean exactly and should I worry about this? I've had COPD for years now.
A 56-year-old female asked:
I have been on lorazepam 1 mg 3 times a day for 22 years. I was diagnosed with COPD is the lorazepam going to make it worse?
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