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Does COPD get worst? And do you die from it?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: COPD

Yes- it is chronic and progressive. Yes-people die from it!

In brief: COPD

Yes- it is chronic and progressive. Yes-people die from it!
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Dr. Erine Kupetsky
Family Medicine

In brief: Possible

COPD can lead to emphysema , which in general leads to pulmonary de compensation, needing oxygen, and succeptubilty to lung infections too.
Best to not smoke and treat COPD aggressively.

In brief: Possible

COPD can lead to emphysema , which in general leads to pulmonary de compensation, needing oxygen, and succeptubilty to lung infections too.
Best to not smoke and treat COPD aggressively.
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
Thank
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