A 20-year-old male asked:
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hello doctor, i quit smoking for 5 months and i do not have any breathing issues but i want to know how does it feels to breath with emphysema? thanks

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Shortness of breath: I have not experienced it personally, but it has been described to me as feeling constantly short of breath, trying to breathe with an elephant on your chest, unable to catch your breath, or unable to fully exhale.
Answered on Sep 8, 2015
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