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I have been diagnosed this year with COPD and I am also alpha1 positive. I have bulging veins on upper arm and chest which are causing me to scratch?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: There is a concern

For superior vena cava syndrome.
Alfa 1 antitripsin deficits must be treated with replacing the same. Discuss it with your pulmonologist.

In brief: There is a concern

For superior vena cava syndrome.
Alfa 1 antitripsin deficits must be treated with replacing the same. Discuss it with your pulmonologist.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Alpha 1

Needs a specialist! check with your pulmonologist.

In brief: Alpha 1

Needs a specialist! check with your pulmonologist.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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