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What Age Were You Diagnosed?
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posted June 25, 2016
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Anniecan,
I was dx'd in 1984 and I am 80 now and just showing symptoms this year . I take Proair inhaler as a rescue inhaler if needed well as an inhaled steroid . I also use a neb twice a day with albuterol and Ipratopium . When I use the neb I do not need the inhalers normally . If I need them it means I am coming down with
something and I see my doctor.
Breathe easy .Enjoy the holiday /

posted July 3, 2016
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thanks... Did they tell you what stage and what meds are you on?

posted July 5, 2016
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I was diagnosed this year at the age of 51. But i experienced symptoms for about a year before i seeked medical help.

posted July 4, 2016
A MyCOPDTeam Member

May I ask what you are using for inhalers/meds etc....I was about that age as well. Now 50.. just went from QVar to Symbicort....

posted June 29, 2016
A MyCOPDTeam Member

43 in Nov 2015 stage 2

posted June 29, 2016

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