Pneumoconiosis

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...

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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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Hi,

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

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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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I hv a lower respiratory infection, w cough & green sputum. Is this contagious around a 2 month old baby who is just over bronchiolitis?

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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...

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What is the dosage for an adult weight 160 lbs. I have copd not from smoking but work related dust, and running an NC drilling machine drilling...

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had chest x ray with contrast. finding are consistant with pneumoconiosis with extensive mediastinal lymphadenopathy. the lack of calcification...

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i had a ct scan and it said i have a few spots of infiltrates on upper right lung. I had a really bad experience two months ago, in which someone...

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My father is 55 years old ,he has chronic cough since 10 years with white expectoration in morning occasionally He has repeated exposure to dust...

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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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