Respiratory conditions include disorders that affect the lungs.
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Sites about Adult/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, a common medical emergency involving rapid onset and severe interstitial and alveolar oedema, followed by development of pulmonary fibrosis in a large proportion of survivors. Mortality from this condition is about 50%.
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Asthma is a condition that affects the airways - the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. People with asthma have airways that are almost always red and sensitive (inflamed). Asthma symptoms can include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath or a tight feeling in the chest.
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An inflammation of a bronchus or of the bronchi. Acute bronchitis is a common disorder often following an upper respiratory infection, is characterized by cough, fever and chest pain.
A general term for chronic, non-reversible lung disease that is usually a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
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The common cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory tract characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes, sneezing, and sore throat.
Hyperventilation means breathing faster than normal. It feels like one can't get enough air. This makes the carbon dioxide level in your blood and brain tissue fall. Usually caused by psychic and/or social stress.
A "rare pediatric disease characterized by repeated episodes of bleeding into the lungs. The many episodes of bleeding can make your child anemic. The body is able to remove most of the blood from the lungs, but a large amount of iron is often left behind. Over time, this iron, called hemosiderin, can cause permanent damage to the lungs." from http://www.madisonsfoundation.org/content/3/1/display.asp?did=534
Pleurisy is an inflammation of lung pleura.
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Pulmonary fibrosis is the formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue in the lungs.
An inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the nose, usually associated with a nasal discharge; it may be caused by a viral infection, as in the common cold; or by allergic reaction, as in hay fever; also called coryza.
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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), a deadly strain of some kind of pathogen, possibly originated in Southern China. In March 2003 it spread to several other countries.
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A bacterial respiratory infection characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.