Patient Comments: COPD vs. Emphysema - Symtoms

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What symptoms do you experience with COPD or emphysema? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Grammy , 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 17

I just found out I have stage 3 emphysema. I was wondering what I have to look forward to, I am 60 years of age.

Comment from: Blondie , 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 18

I was born with asthma now in my later years I suffer from COPD and emphysema. My doctor just told me if I get the flu or really sick that could be the end. I have been nearly gone many times, why I am still here I am not sure. It is a hard life to live and I hope that someday someone will figure out a cure. I think it is not taken as seriously as it should be. Can't breathe, can't live. My wishes go out to my family that suffers and anyone else.

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