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COPD

COPD is a breathing condition that makes it difficult to breathe; akin to asthma. Unlike asthma, COPD can lead to other difficulties such as bronchitis and pneumonia. The airway is inflamed causing it to shrink; thus you are not able to get enough air into your lungs. COPD causes you to produce excessive mucus in your lungs and also causes emphysema which destroys air spaces in your lungs.

Synonyms:
Increased breathlessness
Frequent coughing (with and without sputum)
Wheezing
Tightness in the chest

Types:
COPD
Emphysema

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Respiratory system
Respiratory system

Symptoms

  • being tired
  • coughing
  • coughing up mucus or blood
  • wheezing

Treatments

  • steroid inhalers
  • breathing exercises
  • pulmonary therapy
  • Specialist who treat it

    Pneumology/Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine
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    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of COPD

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    Stories of COPD

    STORY
    COPD stories
    Asthma, Emphysema, Lung cancer 2001-Lobectomy.Raised in a home full of RadonYears of working with contributors to lung disease~~Fiberglass,Silkscreen chemicals, Heat forming plastics**corrected my diet to only real food. ~More fruit nuts spices berri...

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    Statistics of COPD

    58 people with COPD have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of COPD is 1055 points (29 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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