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... how long will i live with emphysema (6 replies)
... how long will i live with very advanced emphysema and a lung function of 26% and a bmi of 19 (6 replies)
... How long would you live without it? ... (6 replies)

... I think you can live a normal lifespan with emphysema depending on how bad you have it and as long as you quit smoking or doing things that cause it. Percentage wise, everyone loses lung capacity as they age. ... (6 replies)
... Are you asking what your life expectancy is with emphysema, or whether it will go away with time? ... (6 replies)
... I've been wondering the same thing since I was diagnosed. Very similar numbers, plus scar tissue, calcium nodes and a 'mass of unknown origin.' I am 58, female, and had returned to school and was working on getting my RN when I just collapsed. I was in such denial. ... (6 replies)
... I understand how you are thinking. I felt the same way when I was diagnosed with COPD. I have decided that no matter whether I live to be 100 or I die tomorrow, I want to make each day the very best that it can be. I don't have tomorrow and I don't want to miss out on anything today. Just keep on taking one day at a time. ... (6 replies)
... As someone said it depends at what stage you are diagnosed. I was diagnosed over 20 years ago but I am not on O2 yet and stupidly smoked for most of those years. Not now. I am 71. ... (6 replies)
... You will not be able to process o2 normally and can build up CO2, so you need to get rid of it ASAP. ... (6 replies)
... Please, please stop smoking. My husband has had the same thing for at least 15 yrs and continues to smoke. U will be running with the grandkids if u stop cigs now. I am 56, an hv just been diagnosed will lung lesions after an abdomenal ct scan. I got on the stop smoking pill 13 days ago. ... (2 replies)
... I'm not trying to belittle the dying process at all, just to let you know from what I said above. Personally, I believe in God, and know where I'm gonna go when I die, but because we're not suppose to proselytize, I presume, etc., I had to add both of those comments above. ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with COPD consisting of emphysema and asthma about three years ago. The doc said I would deteriorate and not be able to walk down the street in a few years. ... (6 replies)
... a couple even still work. I also know people who sit on their butt and complain. It's your decision. And don't get hit by a truck. ... (6 replies)
... Of course, if you are still smoking the rest of your life can be pretty miserable. (6 replies)
... To the best of my knowledge, there is no cure. So, the rest of your life...just like asthma, diabetes, COPD, etc. (6 replies)
... I'm not a doctor but a couple weeks ago I was told I have emphysema also. There are different stages of emphysema, I do know that much. ... (2 replies)
... No one can predict how long anyone will live...But if your dad continues to smoke, his lungs will go downhill much faster than f he quit. That being said, you cannot make your father stop smoking. Its really heartbreaking, I know... ... (2 replies)
Jan 4, 2006
... Doctors can only give you a best guess on how long one has left to live. ... (23 replies)
... But here is what I can tell you. ... (10 replies)
... Hi I'm new here, my name is Brooks and I am petrified I am going to die soon. Please read and help me. ... (2 replies)

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