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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. Payam Mehranpour
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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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How can I determine which respiratory disease i have?

How can I determine which respiratory disease i have?

Seek help: Start with your internist who may initiate some basic tests based on your symptoms and then may refer you to a pulmonologist who will diagnose and then treat. ...Read more

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How can having a respiratory disease affect your life?

How can having a respiratory disease affect your life?

Many things: Having a chronic respiratory condition affects overall daily functioning. One cannot do much exertion or be outdoors in any extreme of weather, or in polluted air. Medication can help, but many patients still have some problems at least occasionally. ...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 ?

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

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Respiratory (Definition)

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