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I am worried I have COPD

Hello people,

You people are not doctors but maybe you might have some infomation please.

1 I smoked for 10 years - 10-15 a day
2 I am 40
3 For 5 weeks i have had constant breathlessnes, weezing, fatigue and slight cough,

What do you guys think, its COPD?

Thanks for reading.

  1. Quit smoking NOW,it only gets worse,you will feel like a new person in a few months

    1. , thanks for sharing your experience with us. How long ago did you quit smoking? Congratulations, I know it isn't easy, but it is certainly worth it! ~Melanie (team member)

  2. Hi Rafeal, and thanks for your post - welcome! You may be aware that we cannot provide medical advice or diagnostics over the internet (for your own safety), but your concern certainly warrants a reply.
    There are many risk factors that can be associated with COPD. As well, various different symptoms can accompany COPD. However, not all folks who are diagnosed with COPD have the same risk factors, nor do they present with the same symptoms.
    Having said all that, the way for you to evaluate whether you have COPD would be to contact your medical doctor. What do you think?
    Please do check back and keep us apprised of your progress. Please know, you are always welcome here!
    All the best,
    Leon (site moderator

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