My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Also called: COPD

Following Topic Unfollow Topic | 12 Following

 

Below is a list of questions with answers, relevant to the Topic you are interested in.

Q.
A.
can you help me with this question???  lung are cleared and coughing up a storm and dr. said its not COPD????
Posted:
0 of 0 found this helpful
Q.
A.
COPD is another name for emphysema, and it is not caused by a fall. There are many lung disorders that can mimic COPD so you may want to consider...
Posted:
1 of 1 found this helpful
Q.
A.
First off, let me just clarify that not everyone who takes a diuretic ("water pill") needs to take a potassium supplement. Diuretics come...
Posted:
2 of 2 found this helpful
Q.
A.
COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD affects up to 15% of the U.S. population & is the 4th leading cause of death...
Posted:
23 of 26 found this helpful
Q.
A.
I'm not trying to alarm you, but you need to seek immediate medical attention.Although you have a family history of COPD, the symptoms you...
Posted:
3 of 4 found this helpful
Q.
A.
That's a good question. I can see why you might make that connection, since both cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
Posted:
0 of 2 found this helpful
Q.
A.
yes, it can, I have seen it from Pneumonia in my COPD patients and new or worsening heart failure.
Posted:
4 of 5 found this helpful
Q.
A.
Venous Insufficiency is a condition in which veins are not functioning properly in order for blood to be returned to the heart.The problem seems...
Posted:
7 of 9 found this helpful
Q.
A.
. Non- airborne asbestos means that all of the asbestos material remains undisturbed with its particles remaining intact.Airborne asbestos represents...
Posted:
1 of 1 found this helpful
Q.
A.
COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, also known as emphysema.
Posted:
0 of 1 found this helpful
Q.
A.
No, smoking does not usually cause any abnormal thyroid tests, but a person with COPD should NEVER SMOKE. You need to do what you can to stop smoking...
Posted:
1 of 3 found this helpful
Q.
A.
Hi after having a quick look at the diet, you can see why.As they say, we are what we eat, and from that just what we pass, but his gas must be the...
Posted:
1 of 19 found this helpful
Q.
A.
In my case it was due to a partial bowel obstruction.
Posted:
0 of 2 found this helpful
Q.
A.
When i was a teenager I was on that, finally got off it, cause ALL I did was sleep, even though I was sickly I still wanted a somewhat normal life...
Posted:
1 of 2 found this helpful
Q.
A.
Both COPD, especially if it is not controlled or the person still smokes, and morbid obesity (over 400) are serious risk factors for longevity.
Posted:
1 of 1 found this helpful