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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Question: Was the diagnosis COPD (chronic obstructive airway disease) or airway obstruction of the sleep apnea type because each of these is different and requi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Difference....: COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Patients with COPD have chronic airway obstruction. There are other disease which can also resu ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Category...: Copd, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is one disease that causes chronic airway obstruction. So, chronic airway obstruction is the category tha ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Same thing: One is the acronym....
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely to be an: Inhaler for bronchodilation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends: What are her other health problems? Chronic airway obstruction can be caused by copd, chronic bronchitis, sleep apnea, morbid obesity, or other factor ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
COPD: COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be caused by smoking about 90% of the time. There are other less common causes. Nevertheless, someon ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Not usually: People who have COPD are usually treated with long -acting bronchodialators and/or steroid meds. I suppose if there was any bacterial infection involv ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Difference...: COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and it is one entity that causes chronic obstruction. There are other diseases that cause chronic obstru ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Loss of elasticity: Tobacco and chronic inflammation destroy elastin, which results in small and medium airway collapse with exhalation.

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