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Is there any way to reverse the long term damage of smoking on the body?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO

Quit asap recovery takes place within three months get pulmonary function tests three months after quitting to check baseline.

In brief: NO

Quit asap recovery takes place within three months get pulmonary function tests three months after quitting to check baseline.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Not reaLLY

You can reverse some bad effects by quitting smoking as soon as possible.
It can take upto a decade to come to the level of a nonsmoker.The part of lungs destroyed like emphysema can not be reversed at all.

In brief: Not reaLLY

You can reverse some bad effects by quitting smoking as soon as possible.
It can take upto a decade to come to the level of a nonsmoker.The part of lungs destroyed like emphysema can not be reversed at all.
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Dr. Sunil Mehra
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