What is Copd?

It is long term disease due to increased resistance to air during inspiration. It can be result of lung or air way diseases. Chronic bronchitis, allergies and asthma are common cause of COPD. Chest xray and pulmonary function test are diagnostic.

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Hi, I am a 36yr. old female, and I was just diagnosed with COPD. I still smoke, and I was wondering how quickly will my COPD progress if I continue...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for query,
As you have COPD,smoking is very dangerous will lead to serious complications threatening for life.
Stop smoking totally as...

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hi i was just wondering my mother is 46 years of age nd thinks she mite be pregnant but is scared that her copd she was diagnosed 9 years ago nd...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, COPD (chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease) can affect...

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yes, i've worked in pharmacy back in the 90's and up till around 2005. when or is tramdol a schedule drugand if so when did this take place..i'm...

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tramadol is a narcotic like analgesic. Contraindicated inrespiratory problem Itcan cause convulsion. Should be used for mild to moderate pain. It...

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