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COPD Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • COPD should be diagnosed and treated by a primary care provider or a pulmonologist.
  • If you notice an increase in your shortness of breath or cough, call your doctor.
  • COPD is often treated with medication, oxygen therapy, and in some cases, surgery.

Emergency Care

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Call 911 or go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Your lips start to turn blue.
  • Fever or chills
  • You cannot lie down because of shortness of breath.

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