A 57-year-old female asked:
i have copd for the last few days i feel like i have 5 elephants on my chest making it very hard to breathe, however my oxygen is at 93 to 97?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ronald Widman answered
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pulmonary: Despite your oxygenationaintaining at a good level if you are having symptoms it is time to see your doctor. Are you using inhalers and or inhaled steroids? Are you on a maintenance program? Talk to your doctor regarding these issues. If your having chest pain go to an emergency department.
Answered on Dec 30, 2016
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi answered
58 years experience Neurology
Smoker?: COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease manifested by bronchitis and emphysema. You may have an acute bronchi tic infection see a pulmonologists for treatment and if you smoke stop!?
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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