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Dad diagnosed with early stages of COPD at 55. What is his prognosis? Is it fatal?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine

In brief: Serious disease

COPD is a serious disease and if your dad is smoking this will be the right time to quit, since otherwise the disease will progress fast.
How was he diagnosed? Pulmonary function tests? Chest x-Ray? In late stages COPD is fatal.

In brief: Serious disease

COPD is a serious disease and if your dad is smoking this will be the right time to quit, since otherwise the disease will progress fast.
How was he diagnosed? Pulmonary function tests? Chest x-Ray? In late stages COPD is fatal.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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