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Dr. Thomas, MD
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I have COPD and lately I have been having trouble when

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Hi I have COPD and lately I have been having trouble when I take deep breaths or even shallow breathing. Pain gets worse at night when I lay on my left side. The pain radiates deep into the back and was just on the left side of my back and now has move to both sides. I have had more shortness of breath and persistent light cough?
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Customer: In January after angieogram I was care flighted back to ER with a possible PE but they did not see one on the CT. but since then this issue has been progressing.
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 8 months ago.
HelloGo to the ER now.This can bepneumoniapartially collapsed lungrefractory copd treatmentPEShearing of a great vessel in the chestPericarditis.Other heart problem.Don't wait on this. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.

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