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Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) involving damage to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. Discuss topics including causes, symptoms and treatment options.
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I realy want to quit smoking and it is hard for me to say no and put them down anyone have any advise on how to stop smoking.
I have end stage emphysema. I was put on hospice 3 mos. ago. It is not being dead I worry about, but the process of dying I fear. I lo...
Stopped smoking April 20th and my breathing is worse than when I was smoking. Do I have emphysema?
I just had a CT scan and in the results it says.... There is lung emphysema. There is a right apical heterogenous density spanning about ...
I was recently diagnosed with emphysema based on a CT scan. My pft results are in the low normal range. However, I have progressive mus...
A CT indicated I have mild emphysema. I have shortness of breath all the time and chest pain. I went to a lung specialist and I was tol...
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