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I have just had spirometer test and the doctor said my lungs

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I have just had spirometer test and the doctor said my lungs are the age of an 85 year old I am 59 what does this mean and what stage am I at the doctor says my lungs will get better with me stopping smoking 2 weeks ago
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
It just means you have very poor lung functionYour lungs can heal if you stay off cigarettes.They will never be normal again but you can live a pretty normal life if you quit fully
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
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