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Are my lungs tissues destroyed with emphysema?
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Yes
Emphysema is destruction of lung tissue, most often due to smoking.
And once the tissue is gone, it is gone, unfortunately. So, if you are smoking, stop.

In brief: Yes
Emphysema is destruction of lung tissue, most often due to smoking.
And once the tissue is gone, it is gone, unfortunately. So, if you are smoking, stop.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Emphysema itself is characterized by destruction of the very small terminal bronchioles within our lungs.
..Which leads to decrease in lung function.

In brief: Yes
Emphysema itself is characterized by destruction of the very small terminal bronchioles within our lungs.
..Which leads to decrease in lung function.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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