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Could my cough get progressively worse if I have emphysema?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

Cough is one of several disabling symptoms in emphysema but is not usually life threatening.
A number of remedies are available.

In brief: Possibly

Cough is one of several disabling symptoms in emphysema but is not usually life threatening.
A number of remedies are available.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Yes

Check with your lung specialist symbort tio albuterol.

In brief: Yes

Check with your lung specialist symbort tio albuterol.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes...

COPD is a slowly progressive disease.
The best way to slow the progression is to avoid smoking. Your doctor can prescribe treatment to minimize your symptoms. If your oxygen level is low enough, you would need supplemental oxygen.

In brief: Yes...

COPD is a slowly progressive disease.
The best way to slow the progression is to avoid smoking. Your doctor can prescribe treatment to minimize your symptoms. If your oxygen level is low enough, you would need supplemental oxygen.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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