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A 30-year-old female asked:

My mother is end of life copd just qualified today for hospice and she is in hospital now her chest is big ( 90-100lbs ) 55 yr old her chest is purple no swelling of ankles but constant anxiety attacks + hospitalization everytime is her chest mottle?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Skin mottling affects typically feet and legs, her chest skin changes may have a different cause, based on actual pattern. Stay in touch with her current providers/hospice staff that can further clarify. Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

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