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Respiratory disease affect person permanently?

Respiratory disease affect person permanently?

Depends on diagnosis: Whether or not a respiratory disease is considered permanent depends on the specific diagnosis. For example, one can have pneumonia or bronchitis infection that is curable and therefore temporary. Some diseases like "copd"--chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--would be considered long-standing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


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What pathogens that causes respiratory disease are there?

Usually viruses: Most are viruses. Other possibilities include bacteria and other infectious organisms and toxins. ...Read more

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Why there is decreased urine output in respiratory disease ?

Why there is decreased urine output in respiratory disease ?

It is not a rule: I don't think that it is a rule. Urine out put can increase or decrease in respiratory disease. ...Read more

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Help please! is air pollution the leading cause of respiratory disease?

Help please! is air pollution the leading cause of respiratory disease?

Yes,esp. tobacco: Air pollution by industries is one of the chief determinates of asthma in a given population. Cigarette smoke is responsible for precipitating many cases of asthma as well as the great majority of cases of copd. ...Read more

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What respiratory disease is considered a long-term effect of air pollution on us?

What respiratory disease is considered a long-term effect of air pollution on us?

Asthma: People who are chronically exposed to pollution are much more likely to develop asthma due to the constant irritation of the airway and the resulting response. ...Read more

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What is the respiratory disease that results in a closing of the bronchiole passages?

What is the respiratory disease that results in a closing of the bronchiole passages?

Vieal process: Bronchiolitis is usually caused by viral infection. In children RSV is a known cause. Noninfectious cause include inflammation accompanying bronchilitis obliterans which is also associated with lung rejection to transplant. Treatment is usually steroids. ...Read more

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What's COPD respiratory disease?

What's COPD respiratory disease?

COPD: COPD stands foe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease As the name says it is chronic disease of the airway which includesEmphysema and Chronic Bronchitis Most cases are caused by smoking and few others by pollution and occupational exposure COPD is not reversible and there is no cure for it. Progession of this condition can be minimised by smoking cessation and prevent the harmful exposure. ...Read more

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Is asthma a respiratory disease?

Is asthma a respiratory disease?

Yes: Asthma is hyperactive airways, or reactive airways, which causes constriction and inflammation in the airways from a certain trigger, such as an allergen or infection, etc. ...Read more

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Is an allergy a respiratory disease?

Is an allergy a respiratory disease?

Allergy is..: Allergy is a systemic disease that may affect one or more systems including the respiratory system. The most common respiratory disease that is associated with allergy and subsequent inflammation is asthma. ...Read more

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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more