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How is dust removed from the body?

How is dust removed from the body?

GI tract: Dust that gets into your mouth and is swallowed is eliminated by normal GI tract motility and digestion. Dust that you inhale will be trapped by the lining of the breathing tubes and is carried towards the pharynx by constant ciliary action from where it is swallowed and eliminated by the GI tract. The eye flushes dust into the throat by tear and lid action and the nose has flushing action also. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of fibre cement dust?

What are the dangers of fibre cement dust?

Lung: Long term inhalation of cement dust can cause lung and bronchial tube irriation leading to lung disease, asthma copd, chronic cough. ...Read more

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Does dust agrivate laryngitis?

Does dust agrivate laryngitis?

Possibly: Most inhaled irritants can cause your laryngitis to feel worse. If you're in a very dusty environment or have an allergy to dust mites, this can affect it. If it gets worse, you may want to see your doctor, and be tested for this allergen. ...Read more

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Can you get bronchitis from dust?

Can you get bronchitis from dust?

Yes you can: Dusty environment can cause bronchitis often esp in pts with genetic predisposition for asthma. ...Read more

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Why do farmers get sick from the dust?

Why do farmers get sick from the dust?

Farmers rheumatism: Farmers work long hours, often in tough work conditions. Dust from soil, minerals, cotton and other sources are environmental exposure hazards. Fibers or particles can clog lung tissues and airways. Sometimes the dust includes fungi, fecal matter and other infectious agents. Those of us who eat what farmers produce rarely stop to thank them for their efforts-- so here's to farmers! ...Read more

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How long does asbestos dust last outdoors?

How long does asbestos dust last outdoors?

Asbestos : Asbestos is a thin crystal mineral. It won't just disappear or evaporate because it's outside but it will be diluted, if you will by the clean outside air.One or two forms of asbestos are dangerous to your health. This is the case when they are found in the air in high enough concentrations.Thats why it's actually more dangerous during removal than it usually is left in place. ...Read more

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Could i be around dust if I have pneumonia?

Could i be around dust if I have pneumonia?

Avoid dust: Lungs are already compromised by presence of pneumonia.Dust and pollution do not help respiratory status. It is best to be inspiring as clean air as possible when having a disease process affecting the lungs. ...Read more

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Im allergic to minute dust any remedies for this ?

Change of place..: Change of place will solve it.....rural less urbanized places....Hill stations. ...Read more

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Will I get silicosis if I was exposed to silica dust?

Will I get silicosis if I was exposed to silica dust?

Many variables: Silica exposure is similar to asbestos. There is a lot we don't know about what makes certain individuals more susceptible to lung damage or exactly how much exposure will lead to health problems. Most people do not have long-term problems, but with the serious issues that a few have, exposure standards have been set. Go here to find out more - https://www.osha.gov/silica/ ...Read more