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Is COPD typically contagious?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No....
COPD is a disease of the airways and patients often have a cough but there is no infection present and so COPD itself is not contagious.

In brief: No....
COPD is a disease of the airways and patients often have a cough but there is no infection present and so COPD itself is not contagious.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
COPD is not contagious; occassionally it can be carried through families by a genetic condition called Alpha one antitrypsin deficiency.

In brief: No
COPD is not contagious; occassionally it can be carried through families by a genetic condition called Alpha one antitrypsin deficiency.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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