Symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Symptoms of COPD come on slowly and progress to the point that they interfere with everyday activities.
- Shortness of breath
- Chronic cough
- Cyanosis (a bluish tinge to the skin, especially around the mouth, eyes and nails)
- Excessive mucus production
- Tightness in the chest
Symptoms may flare up temporarily and require additional treatment. If your symptoms worsen suddenly, contact your physician immediately.