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What is Tobacco Worker's disease?

What is Tobacco Worker's disease?

  • Tobacco Worker's disease: Inhalation of mold on tobacco in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. 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.

Tobacco Worker's disease: Introduction

Types of Tobacco Worker's disease:

Broader types of Tobacco Worker's disease:

How serious is Tobacco Worker's disease?

Complications of Tobacco Worker's disease: see complications of Tobacco Worker's disease

What causes Tobacco Worker's disease?

Causes of Tobacco Worker's disease: see causes of Tobacco Worker's disease

What are the symptoms of Tobacco Worker's disease?

Symptoms of Tobacco Worker's disease: see symptoms of Tobacco Worker's disease

Complications of Tobacco Worker's disease: see complications of Tobacco Worker's disease

Tobacco Worker's disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tobacco Worker's disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tobacco Worker's disease: Toxicologist, Occupational Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tobacco Worker's disease.
Treatments for Tobacco Worker's disease: see treatments for Tobacco Worker's disease

Name and Aliases of Tobacco Worker's disease

Main name of condition: Tobacco Worker's disease

Other names or spellings for Tobacco Worker's disease:

Occupational exposure [tobacco mold]

 

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