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Can you donate a lung if you have asthma?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Depends

It depends on the severity of your illness, generally only pristine lungs are desirable due to the complexity of the transplant and the difficulty that lung transplants tend to impose on the transplantee.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the severity of your illness, generally only pristine lungs are desirable due to the complexity of the transplant and the difficulty that lung transplants tend to impose on the transplantee.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Yes

Long donation can be done with donor asthma.
Sometimes the asthma can come back in the transplant lungs although this is not that common.

In brief: Yes

Long donation can be done with donor asthma.
Sometimes the asthma can come back in the transplant lungs although this is not that common.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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