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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Rethnam
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Chemo will not make COPD worse. But some chemo drugs can cause fibrosis of the lungs and will make breathing difficult and even place you on a breathi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Numaan Malik
17 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
BODE index: A combination of multiple factors predict survival in patients with copd. One such grading system is called bode index. This takes into account body m ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
PURSED LIPBREATHING: Regular exercise pursed lip breathing will help COPD patient.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sterba
46 years experience Rheumatology
There : There must be some kind of mispelling in your wording it could hyperlipidemia, that is related to colesterol and blood lipids or it could be hyperlip ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin Rafie
17 years experience Geriatrics
Depends: Depends on the severity of COPD and even then, each individual is different...So difficult to predict.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Quite short: Severe advanced COPD - unfortunately survival is probably less than five years.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Optimistic!: Good treatment is available for maintenance of COPD patients. Prognosis is good for those who are compliant with doctor's advice!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: The key is stopping smoking as early as possible, even before COPD develops.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
COPD and climate: I am not aware there is any one answer to the best climate for people with copd. Altitude decreases oxygen concentration and can cause shortness of b ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Cortisol levels?: There is a regular daily variation in cortisol levels produced by the body with a usual peak in the early morning hours. Cortisol help suppress inflam ... Read More

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