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Why do some people develop emphysema when they smoke while others do not?
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Lung
Similar to alcohol different strokes for different folks, some get cirrhosis, someno.
Same with smoking and emphysema. Genetic likely. Resolution, don't smoke.

In brief: Lung
Similar to alcohol different strokes for different folks, some get cirrhosis, someno.
Same with smoking and emphysema. Genetic likely. Resolution, don't smoke.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Unknown
Patients who smoke and develop emphysema likely have a genetic predisposition for getting the disease - however we still have yet to identify these genes.

In brief: Unknown
Patients who smoke and develop emphysema likely have a genetic predisposition for getting the disease - however we still have yet to identify these genes.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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