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What are some things that exacerbate copd?
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Top Five
The top fice factors that can cause a COPD exacerbation include allergies, bacterial/viral infection, pulmonary embolism, heart attack and non compliance to medical regimen.
There are others but these cover the majority.

In brief: Top Five
The top fice factors that can cause a COPD exacerbation include allergies, bacterial/viral infection, pulmonary embolism, heart attack and non compliance to medical regimen.
There are others but these cover the majority.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many
Most common things are acute respiratory infections URI mostly viral , flu or colds, and inhaled allergens or toxic gases, inadequate dose or lack of medications ( bronchodilators, steroids, oxygen).

In brief: Many
Most common things are acute respiratory infections URI mostly viral , flu or colds, and inhaled allergens or toxic gases, inadequate dose or lack of medications ( bronchodilators, steroids, oxygen).
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