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Woodworker's lung -- Oak dust

Woodworker's lung -- Oak dust: Introduction

Woodworker's lung -- Oak dust: Inhalation of a wood dust from the oak 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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Woodworker's lung -- Oak dust is available below.

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  1. Woodworker's lung -- Oak dust: Introduction
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