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Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) involving damage to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. Discuss topics including causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Emphysema

I have Emphysema.  Is that the same thing as COPD?
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Sometimes the term emphysema is used interchangeably with COPD. COPD involves asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
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