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Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Respiratory problem: Respiratory depression is something that causes you to breath less often - either a drug, metabolic condition, or a brain problem generally. Respirat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
In pandemic times...: The COVID-19 infection is worldwide, in all but some isolated areas. The goal is to keep people separate so that the clinics and hospitals are not ove ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Lim
32 years experience Pulmonology
Depends on diagnosis: Whether or not a respiratory disease is considered permanent depends on the specific diagnosis. For example, one can have pneumonia or bronchitis infe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
57 years experience Plastic Surgery
Try to define it: Any disease arising from a noxious habit such as smoking leading to copd.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience Pulmonology
Seek help: Start with your internist who may initiate some basic tests based on your symptoms and then may refer you to a pulmonologist who will diagnose and the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Teresa Carson
33 years experience Pediatrics
Many things: Having a chronic respiratory condition affects overall daily functioning. One cannot do much exertion or be outdoors in any extreme of weather, or in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: If it is chronic and severe it certainly can. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are 2 such examples.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
I would say no: I would say the leading cause is smoking
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Progressive disease: COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive disease mots linked in western countries to tobacco smoking. It starts as a chronic coug ... Read More
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Asthma is hyperactive airways, or reactive airways, which causes constriction and inflammation in the airways from a certain trigger, such as an aller ... Read More

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