A 24-year-old member asked:
If i coughed up mucus could i possibly have copd?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 25 years experience
6.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: COPD is diagnosed based on symptoms (cough, shortness of breath) and tests (xrays and lung function tests). If you have a chronic cough and are a smoker you should get evaluated by your physician.
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Internal Medicine 25 years experience
6.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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