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Can I donate a lung if I smoke and drink?

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Dr. Juan Sanabria
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: No recommended

It is not recommended to donate part of a vital organ specially when the donor is not exercising healthy habits.

In brief: No recommended

It is not recommended to donate part of a vital organ specially when the donor is not exercising healthy habits.
Dr. Juan Sanabria
Dr. Juan Sanabria
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In brief: No

Current smoking would be prohibitive.
However, if one smoked in moderation at a younger age but quit, that may provide adequate lung tissue.

In brief: No

Current smoking would be prohibitive.
However, if one smoked in moderation at a younger age but quit, that may provide adequate lung tissue.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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