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Hi. Quitting can allow the chronic bronchitis to clear in time. Emphysema unfortunately can't be reversed but from what you've said yours is truly mild and it won't get any worse if you quit smoking. As for the tingling feeling that could be from gastric acid reflux and Prilosec would help with that.
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Not sure what you meant by fingernail counting?
If you meant clubbing, that can be an indication of COPD but it doesn't relate to the seriousness of the COPD and, again, in your case, yours is mild
The wheeze still could be from gastric acid reflux or it may be some asthmatic bronchitis. But overall if you stop smoking completely your prognosis is excellent
Sorry for the delay. Yes the wheezing can go away with quitting. For now though, depending on how much you wheeze, an albuterol inhaler can take care of it