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Have shortness of breath for a few weeks. Strangely during one of the nights I could breathe normally. Does that rule out COPD since it's irreversible?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: No....
The chronic obstruction can be seen on pulmonary function tests even when patients have no symptoms.
No symptoms does not mean no obstruction so this does not rule out copd, chronic obstructing pulmonary disease. If you smoke you need to quit and see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: No....
The chronic obstruction can be seen on pulmonary function tests even when patients have no symptoms.
No symptoms does not mean no obstruction so this does not rule out copd, chronic obstructing pulmonary disease. If you smoke you need to quit and see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Martin Tesher
Family Medicine
In brief: Probably yes
Knowing your age and smoking history woul help, but baseds on the information supplied i think it is highly unlikely that you have copd.
Another question is.. How is you heart function?

In brief: Probably yes
Knowing your age and smoking history woul help, but baseds on the information supplied i think it is highly unlikely that you have copd.
Another question is.. How is you heart function?
Dr. Martin Tesher
Dr. Martin Tesher
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