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Can bouts of nearly involuntary forced exhalation in chronic sinusitis through right nostril relieved by nasonex or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) lead to COPD if untreated?

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Dr. Christopher Rathfoot
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and refers to the build up of scar tissue in the smaller airways of the lung.
This scar tissue decreases the lungs ability to expand and contract and therefore the ability to move air and breathe.

In brief: Not really

COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and refers to the build up of scar tissue in the smaller airways of the lung.
This scar tissue decreases the lungs ability to expand and contract and therefore the ability to move air and breathe.
Dr. Christopher Rathfoot
Dr. Christopher Rathfoot
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no relationship between forceful nasal exhalation from chronic sinusitis and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
).

In brief: No

There is no relationship between forceful nasal exhalation from chronic sinusitis and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
).
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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