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What are current recommendations regarding obstructive lung disease?

There are current recommendations for people living with obstructive lung disease. Doctors recommend that people with the disease get vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal disease. Obstructive lung disease places people at a greater risk for respiratory infections, so it is beneficial to guard to take extra precautions.

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What increases my risk for obstructive lung disease?
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How do I care for someone with obstructive lung disease?
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When does obstructive lung disease begin to develop?
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Obstructive lung disease usually begins developing in the mid 40s. The first symptom is usually mild...
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What is obstructive lung disease?
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