Copd with shortness of breath, pink sputum, wheezing?

Exacerbation... It sounds like you are having a COPD exacerbation. If there are no signs of infection, you may need to increase your meds but only under the guidance of your doctor. If your shortness of breath is severe or worsening, go to the er for emergent treatment. Good luck!
Flare up. Not clear what question is, but if a person with COPD is having these symptoms, there COPD may be worsening and there may be an acute infection. This can be severe and even life threatening, so need to seek medical attention asap.
Exacerbation. Your COPD may be acting up. See your doctor asap so that treatment can be initiated. Better sooner than later, otherwise you might end up needing hospitalization.

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