Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Cough Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as asthma, allergic rhinitis,...learn more »
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    Cough Article
    • What is chronic cough?
    • What are causes of chronic cough?
    • What are the different types of coughs?
    • How is chronic cough treated?
    • Are there home remedies for chronic cough?
    • Can chronic cough be prevented?
  • Acute Bronchitis Bronchitis is a disease of the respiratory system in which the bronchial passages become inflamed. There are two types of...learn more »
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    Acute Bronchitis Article
    • Acute bronchitis facts
    • What is acute bronchitis?
    • What causes acute bronchitis?
    • What are the risk factors for acute bronchitis?
    • What are the symptoms of acute bronchitis?
    • When does a cold become acute bronchitis?
    • How is acute bronchitis diagnosed?
    • When should I call my doctor about my cough?
    • What are the treatments for acute bronchitis?
    • What are acute bronchitis home remedies?
    • What are the complications of acute bronchitis?
  • Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of one or both lungs with consolidation. Pneumonia is frequently but not always due to infection. The...learn more »
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    Pneumonia Article
    • Pneumonia facts
    • What is pneumonia?
    • How do people "catch pneumonia"?
    • What are pneumonia symptoms and signs in adults and children?
    • How is pneumonia diagnosed?
    • What are some of the organisms that cause pneumonia? What is the treatment for pneumonia? Can pneumonia be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis of pneumonia?
  • Interstitial Lung Disease Interstitial lung disease, is a term to describe a certain lung condition. Causes of interstitial lung disease include lung...learn more »
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    Interstitial Lung Disease Article
    • Interstitial lung disease facts
    • What is interstitial lung disease?
    • What causes interstitial lung disease?
    • What are the symptoms of interstitial lung disease?
    • How is interstitial lung disease diagnosed?
    • How is interstitial lung disease treated?
  • Chest Pain Chest pain has many causes. Life-threatening causes include heart attack, angina, aortic dissection, perforated viscus, pulmonary...learn more »
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    Chest Pain Article
    • Chest Pain Overview
    • More Chest Pain Overview
    • Chest Pain Causes
    • Other Causes of Chest Pain
    • Chest Pain Symptoms
    • Other Symptoms and Signs Associated With Chest Pain
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Exams and Tests
    • Chest Pain Treatment
    • Self-Care at Home
    • Medical Treatment
    • Follow-up
    • Prevention
    • Outlook
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  • Emphysema Emphysema is a COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) that often occurs with other obstructive pulmonary problems and...learn more »
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    Emphysema Article
    • What is emphysema?
    • What are the risk factors for emphysema?
    • What causes emphysema?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of emphysema?
    • How is emphysema diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for emphysema?
    • Quitting smoking
    • Emphysema medications
    • Pulmonary rehabilitation for emphysema
    • Surgery for emphysema
    • What are the stages of emphysema?
    • What is the life expectancy and outlook for someone with emphysema?
  • Bronchiectasis (Acquired, Congenital) Bronchiectasis has three types: 1) cylindrical bronchiectasis, 2) saccular or varicose bronchiectasis, 3) and cystic...learn more »
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    Bronchiectasis (Acquired, Congenital) Article
    • What is the definition of bronchiectasis?
    • What is bronchiectasis?
    • Who is at risk for bronchiectasis?
    • What causes bronchiectasis?
    • What are the types of bronchiectasis?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of bronchiectasis?
    • When should I contact my doctor for bronchiectasis?
    • How is the diagnosis of bronchiectasis made?
    • What is the treatment for bronchiectasis?
    • Can bronchiectasis be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis of bronchiectasis?