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Can I have normal PFTs and good peak flows with chronic bronchitis?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: At age 22, certainly

The lung damage with chronic bronchitis, copd is progressive over time and there's a considerable reserve capacity.
Chronic bronchitis is often mucous production as the dominant symptom, not restrictive or obstructive disease (early on).

In brief: At age 22, certainly

The lung damage with chronic bronchitis, copd is progressive over time and there's a considerable reserve capacity.
Chronic bronchitis is often mucous production as the dominant symptom, not restrictive or obstructive disease (early on).
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