Emphysema Community

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 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...
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.
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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