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Can you please tell me, should a beginning smoker develop bronchitis or emphysema first?

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Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Smoking and COPD

Either one can develop first.
Some people are genetically predisposed to emphysema.

In brief: Smoking and COPD

Either one can develop first.
Some people are genetically predisposed to emphysema.
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