Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) symptomsChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Symptoms could include:
- Shortness of Breath
- Exercise Intolerance
- Labored Breathing
- Nasal Flaring
- Shortness of Breath On Exertion
- Unable to Take Deep Breaths
- High-Pitched Breath Sounds
- Pursed-Lip Breathing
- Barrel Chest
- Gasping For Breath
- Frequent Respiratory Infections
- Shortness of Breath at Rest
- Painful Respiration
- Grey Skin
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