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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Chest Swelling

06/15/2010

Question:

My mom`s chest swells to the point of having to take her bra off half way through the day. why? and can anything be done to help?

Answer:

It is very difficult to tell what the problem is without more specific information about your mother's symptoms and medical condition. She should discuss this further with her doctor.

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Response by:

Phillip T Diaz, MD Phillip T Diaz, MD
Professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University