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Obstructive lung diseases

People with obstructive lung disease experience shortness of breath and find it difficult to fully exhale.

Obstructive lung diseases include:

In obstructive lung diseases, the tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs are partly obstructed, making it difficult to get air in and out.

Follow the links below to find trusted information on obstructive lung diseases.


WebMD (Obstructive and Restrictive Lung Disease)

Last reviewed: August 2016

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