Symptoms and Diagnosis

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1. What are the two most common symptoms of COPD?

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The two most common symptoms of COPD are a cough that does not go away and coughing up lots of mucus. Other symptoms of COPD include: shortness of breath, especially with exercise; wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe); and tightness in the chest. The symptoms often start years before the flow of air in and out of the lungs is reduced.