Author | Neil B. Hampson, MD

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Clinical Consultation: Is scuba diving off-limits for patients with asthma or COPD?

October 01, 2005

Under what circumstances would asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) be a contraindication to scuba diving? What precautions should patients with either asthma or COPD take if they are determined to go diving?