What is Pneumoconiosis?

Pneumoconiosis is an occupational lung disease, which causes a restrictive lung defect. It is caused by inhaled dust particles (coal, carbon, silica, beryllium etc.).

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My husband was screened by his company and the diagnosis came back pneumanosis. He was diagnosed last year with chronic bronchitis and does have a...

doctor1 MD

Hi,Dear.Welcome to Healthcare Magic.
Yes pneumoconiosis is called BLACK LUNG DISEASE/COAL WORKER'S DISEASE.
The treatment will be the same as for...

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What does this mean: The lungs demonstrate irregular linear opacities of the s/t type of a 0/1 degree of profusion. The costophrenic angles are...

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Thanks for writing in.
After going through your query, I would like to make the following comments:
1. You seem to have been screened for...

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i was doing inspection on hut found cracks around eves on hut work mate taped it and particals feel from crack into mouth what should i do

doctor1 MD

I would not do much other than washing and rinsing your mouth well with an antiseptic gargle like Betadine Gargle.

A small amount of Asbestos will...

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