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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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