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What is the classification systems for the severity of asthma?



Mild, mild to moderate, moderate and severe. It is not currently qualitatively classified.


mild, moderate, severe and life-threatening


Well i was told mine was servere at one point, then i grew out of it to mild, then very slight, then gone

what is the diffrence between asthma and COPD?

I know they are both respiratory diseases/ what are the diffrent classifications?


The difference is that COPD is a group of conditions, of which, asthma is one. Then there is Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis and others. Basically they all have problems with the airways, hence the term "obstructive". There are


COPD
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD. Most people who have COPD smoke or used to smoke. Long-term exposure to other lung irritants, such as air pollution, chemical fumes, or dust, also may contribute to COPD.

Asthma


Similarities and differences between asthma and chronic ...
by AS Buist - 2003 - Cited by 38 - Related articles - All 8 versions
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