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Have your doctor discussed about any other possible options to improve the shortness of breath?
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If this is a recent flare up then you should be put on a short course of steroids
If the problem is continuing for some time then your doctor must discuss with you about a non invasive ventilation
This is usually given by a machine and it is called BiPAP
That have shown to be very effective in COP patients
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