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How do you get emphysema?

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Answered 2010-06-22 18:40:51

It's when you smoke. Smoking causes your air sacs ( littles sacs in your lungs to get bigger, decreacing the amont of surface area in your lungs) and making you unable to breathe and if you smoke too much you get Lung Cancer and you'll die.

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Mild to moderate emphysema usually is not life threatening. Severe emphysema can be.

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Is emphysema contagious?

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Can you survive emphysema?

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Can Emphysema be reversed?

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How do you spell emphysema?

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