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Glossary for Acute recurring COPD-like symptoms

Medical terms related to Acute recurring COPD-like symptoms or mentioned in this section include:

  • AIDS: A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections that would not normally affect a person with a healthy immune system. The HIV virus is a virus that attacks the body's immune system.
  • Acute COPD-like cough symptoms: usually comprises of cough with sputum
  • Acute COPD-like symptoms: symptoms such as dyspnea, cough with sputum , wheeze etc
  • Acute asthma-like breathing difficulty: also known as dyspnea
  • Acute emphysema-like symptoms: symptoms such as dyspnea, cough with sputum , wheeze etc
  • Acute epiglottitis:
  • Acute episodic COPD-like symptoms: symptoms such as dyspnea, cough with sputum , wheeze etc
  • Acute episodic emphysema-like symptoms: symptoms like cough with sputum and dyspnea
  • Anthrax: A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Atelectasis: is a collapse of lung tissue affecting part or all of one lung
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchietasis:
  • COPD: Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema.
  • COPD-like symptoms: symptoms such as dyspnea, cough with sputum , wheeze etc
  • Chronic bronchitis: A condition which is characterized by the chronic inflammation of ones or more of the bronchi
  • Congestive heart failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
  • Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
  • Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fibrosing alveolitis: A condition characterized by abnormalities in the fibrous tissues between lung alveoli which results in inflammation.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hookworm: Worm spread through feces with poor sanitation.
  • Interstitial lung disease: Any condition which affects the interstitium of the lungs
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
  • Pleural effusion: A fluid collection between the layers that surround the lungs and chest wall.
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Pneumothorax: pneumothorax is the collection of air in the space around the lungs and chest wall
  • Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
  • Recurring COPD-like symptoms: symptoms such as dyspnea, cough with sputum , wheeze etc
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute recurring COPD-like symptoms:

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