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What are the symptoms of chronic bronchitis with and without lung cancer?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: The dirty little
Secret of lung cancer is that it causes very few symptoms in the early stages.
Copd, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, have cough, shortness of breath, worse with exercise and stair climbing, and can cause blue lips and finger nails, purse lip breathing. Lunf cancer can cause "clubbed finger nails" once underway, lung cancer can cause trouble everywhere.

In brief: The dirty little
Secret of lung cancer is that it causes very few symptoms in the early stages.
Copd, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, have cough, shortness of breath, worse with exercise and stair climbing, and can cause blue lips and finger nails, purse lip breathing. Lunf cancer can cause "clubbed finger nails" once underway, lung cancer can cause trouble everywhere.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Symptoms....
Symptoms of chronic bronchitis include cough with sputum which can contain blood with and without lung cancer present.
Other symptoms include shortness of breath, weight loss or gain, decreased appetite, decreased sleeping, etc. These symptoms are so similar with or without lung cancer that lung cancer cannot be diagnosed by symptoms alone. See your doctor to diagnose lung cancer.

In brief: Symptoms....
Symptoms of chronic bronchitis include cough with sputum which can contain blood with and without lung cancer present.
Other symptoms include shortness of breath, weight loss or gain, decreased appetite, decreased sleeping, etc. These symptoms are so similar with or without lung cancer that lung cancer cannot be diagnosed by symptoms alone. See your doctor to diagnose lung cancer.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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