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Does smoking make COPD more common?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

COPD is typically caused by smoking so smokers are at an increased risk of developing copd.
Smoking cessation will decrease this risk so see your doctor for help with smoking cessation.

In brief: Yes...

COPD is typically caused by smoking so smokers are at an increased risk of developing copd.
Smoking cessation will decrease this risk so see your doctor for help with smoking cessation.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Sally Combest
Anesthesiology

In brief: Yes

Smoking is the most common cause of copd.

In brief: Yes

Smoking is the most common cause of copd.
Dr. Sally Combest
Dr. Sally Combest
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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Smoking is the leading risk factor for developing copd.

In brief: Yes

Smoking is the leading risk factor for developing copd.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Exposure to cigarette smoke, both in yourself and second hand, causes copd.
Plain and simple.

In brief: Yes

Exposure to cigarette smoke, both in yourself and second hand, causes copd.
Plain and simple.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. Nothing contributes more than smoking to the rate of COPD in people.
When you purposely are putting toxic smoke, reducing oxygen intake, and increase carbon monoxide poisoning to your sensitive lung cells, you irreversibly kill vital tissue, which then leads to copd. Please stop smoking! you'll put us doctors out of business, but that's okay!

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. Nothing contributes more than smoking to the rate of COPD in people.
When you purposely are putting toxic smoke, reducing oxygen intake, and increase carbon monoxide poisoning to your sensitive lung cells, you irreversibly kill vital tissue, which then leads to copd. Please stop smoking! you'll put us doctors out of business, but that's okay!
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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