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Is Emphysema Fatal?

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There are air sacs located within your lungs that provide your body with oxygen. When the air sacs that are located within your lungs are damaged, you will be diagnosed with emphysema. Your lungs do continue to get worse. There are treatments that can manage this condition and there is surgery for lungs that are severely damaged. This condition will continue to worsen over time and can be fatal. The number one cause of this condition is smoking.
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