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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But more often children are affected be "reactive or constrictive" lung disease like asthma.Restrictive lung disease(think emphysema) usually affects ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hopefully not in kid: Byssinosis, brown lung disease, is an inflammatory condition of the lungs & breathing tubes that occurs in persons working with raw cotton, flax, sisa ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
All are treatable: The common lung diseases in children are pneumonia, bronchitis, and asthma. Croup is a viral illness that involves the area of the airway around and j ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Get help: The real answer depends on how old your children are and how close you are to them. Often it helps to talk to a pediatric social worker or psychiatri ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Su
Dr. Tony Su answered
33 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check resources: This group of rare childhood interstitial lung diseases encompasses many different conditions. Go to http://www.Nih.Gov/health/clinicaltrials/findinga ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
A lot can be done: Children's interstitial lung disease is rare & their treatment is best managed by pediatric pulmonologists at tertiary care centers that are experienc ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
27 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
YES!!: Chronic obstructive lung disease. This is a heading for chronic bronchitis/asthma and emphysema. One may have overlap with eachother. This is diagnose ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes. It totally is.: COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a long term (chronic) disease of the lungs (pulmonary) characterized by poor airflow ou ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fink
47 years experience Pediatrics
Different: Emphysema is the loss of alveolar tissue or air sacs. COPD is disease of the airways often associated with infections. Smokers generally have a mixtu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Shahzeidi
19 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Disease of lung: Variety of diseases involved lung and its componants as respiratory system in whole. Shahzeidi, md.
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