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Leon Lebowitz, RRT posted a new activity comment 9 hours, 1 minute ago

Hi iam2nd and thanks for your post and the excellent question. There is no question that asthma CAN co-exist in the same patient as COPD. It’s not an easy diagnosis to make as several of the symptoms are similar. It’s hard to accept but not all doctors have the same training, experience and knowledge. You may want to seek out a more broad based…

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iam2nd posted an update 10 hours, 22 minutes ago

I am confused – when i was first told i had asthma, i was in my 30’s, but no one ever explained a thing about it, just threw an inhaler at me and sent me on my merry way. From early childhood i struggled with allergies that affected my breathing although never saw a Dr for it. I just adjusted my behavior and lifestyle to accommodate my breathing…