Hi all, I was recently diagnosed with mild copd. I don't need oxygen only inhalers. My sats are about 88 at rest 92 if i breath deelply while it's being measured. I asked my consultant if I could fly short haul and especially long haul and he said there was a risk, but wouldn't say how much risk or what could happen. I flew 4 weeks ago after I was diagnosed for 4 hours and was fine. Are doctors over cautious ! It's so important to me as I have family all over world and I'm used to a lot of travelling. Having a fit to fly test would be difficult as my trips are usually last minute. I'm 66 years old and also have co2 retention, but I'm fit in every other way. Any advise would be appreciated.
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