Hello, I had bad allergies this year and as a result ended up seeing a doctor at the VA. It went away and they did a chest cat scan - and told me to follow up in a year as there was a small (Natual?). But, everything else looked good. I still had a appointment with Pulmonologist at the VA and they ask me the standard questions then I heard something to the effect that you have Emphysema - She wanted me to do some bloodwork which I have to go back and do. I am trying to quit smoking I am losing my f'ing mind. Everything I read shows I have a few years to live? What is the truth?