Lung damage: Introduction
Lung damage: COPD is defined as the destruction of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles and their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
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causes, and treatments of Lung damage is available below.
Symptoms of Lung damage
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Treatments for Lung damage
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Lung damage: Related Patient Stories
Lung damage: Deaths
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Lung damage: Complications
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- Often individuals who are unfortunate enough to contract this disease have a very short life expectancy often 0-3 years at most
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Causes of Lung damage
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Lung damage: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Lung damage
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early.
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Lung damage: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Lung damage
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Lung damage: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Lung damage
Prognosis for Lung damage:
Emphysema is an irreversible degenerative condition. The most important measure to slow its progression is for the patient to stop smoking and avoid all exposure to cigarette smoke and lung irritants. Pulmonary rehabilitation can be very helpful to optimize the patient's quality of life.
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Lung damage: Broader Related Topics
Types of Lung damage
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