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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder or COPD is characterised by breathing difficulties and usually encompasses a range of lung diseases like chronic bronchitis and Emphysema. It is usually caused by the irritants present in tobacco for patients who smoke excessively. It may also be caused due to pollution and chemical fumes as well as dust. A common symptom is persistent coughing.
HOW IS COPD DIAGNOSED?
This is a problem that is cause because of smoking and hence lung X-rays is one of the first diagnostic tests that general physicians suggest. Beyond this examination with screening and endoscopy may also be done to check extent of damage.
HOW IS COPD TREATED?
The treatment for this condition includes rehabilitation to wean off from the habit of smoking. Also, Oxygen treatment and therapy for weight loss will be prescribed for most patients. Further, surgery can also be used for very severe cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
COPD usually gets gradually worse over time and can ultimately result in death.