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What is Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis?

What is Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis?

  • Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Inhalation of mold from mouldy shower curtains can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the wood dust. Chronic exposure can lead to progressive lung symptoms which can gradually lead to symptoms such as weight loss and eventually lung scarring and possibly even respiratory failure in severe cases. Acute exposure results in symptoms such as fever, chills, shortness of breath and body aches.

Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Introduction

Types of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis:

Broader types of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis:

How serious is Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis?

Complications of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: see complications of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

What causes Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis?

Causes of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: see causes of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

What are the symptoms of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis?

Symptoms of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: see symptoms of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Complications of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: see complications of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Treatments for Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis: see treatments for Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Name of Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Main name of condition: Mouldy shower curtain hypersensitivity pneumonitis

 

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