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What is Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust?

What is Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust?

  • Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: Inhalation of a wood dust from the Cedar tree in an occupational setting 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.

Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: Introduction

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Broader types of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust:

How serious is Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust?

Complications of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: see complications of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

What causes Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust?

Causes of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: see causes of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

What are the symptoms of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust?

Symptoms of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: see symptoms of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

Complications of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: see complications of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: Toxicologist, Pulmonologist, Occupational Medicine Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust.
Treatments for Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust: see treatments for Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

Name and Aliases of Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

Main name of condition: Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust

Other names or spellings for Woodworker's lung -- Cedar dust:

Occupational exposure [Woodworker's lung (Cedar dust)]

 

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