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How do other illnesses affect obstructive lung disease?

Several other illnesses are strongly associated with obstructive lung disease. Obstructive lung disease can lead to other serious illnesses, such as lung cancer and high blood pressure. Other illnesses may influence the treatment of obstructive lung disease, and cause further complications. Discuss your concerns about the effects of other illnesses on obstructive lung disease with your doctor.

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