How are you? Aside from smoking, asthma, exposure to air pollutants in the home and workplace, genetic factors, and respiratory infections may also be the cause of COPD. That is why it is important to avoid tobacco smoke and removing other air pollutants where you live. Symptoms such as coughing or wheezing can be treated with medication while respiratory infections should be treated with antibiotics, if indicated. Regular follow-up with your doctor is highly recommended. Take care and do keep us posted.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.