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i had an x-ray to test for asbestos in my lungs and they told me i had calcifications in my lungs,can you get calcifications from cigarette smoking also or is it just from asbestos?


Thank you for visiting NetWellness.  You can have calcifications from infection, smoking, or asbestos. 

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Susan  Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of
Thoracic Surgery
Molecular, Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University