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Does anyone have any experience in dealing with copd?

My mom is in stage 3 of copd. She has been to the hosp. twice in the past 3 wks. with copd exacerbation (sp).
I'm not sure how many stages there are. If anyone could plz tell me something about this.

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my4loves3

Asked by my4loves3 at 8:03 PM on Dec. 8, 2010 in Health

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  • COPD is cardio obstructive pulmonary disease. Normally brought on in later years by smoking. Ive not known it had stages and i was in the medical field for years. Search it online and see what you can find.
    Sandyr911

    Answer by Sandyr911 at 8:43 PM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • There are 4 stages with copd. from 1 the easiest to 4 the most heavy one. it depends on the percentage the lung is still working.
    Have a look here: http://active-air.com/en/index.html That what my grandmother is using... she had stage 3 and is now back on stage 2.
    Zohra79

    Answer by Zohra79 at 9:23 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

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