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    1. 10 Signs of a COPD Exacerbation

      WebMD lists 10 signs that someone is having a COPD flare-up. Find out which COPD symptoms require immediate attention.

    2. COPD Stages and Treatments

      What are the four stages of COPD? How you will treat your disease at each stage?

    3. LAM Lung Disease (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis)

      LAM is a progressive lung disease that tends to strike women of childbearing age. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms, causes, treatments, and more.

    4. Obstructive and Restrictive Lung Disease

      WebMD explains the difference between obstructive and restrictive lung disease, as well as symptoms, causes, and treatments.

    5. What Causes COPD?

      Smoking, dirty air in the workplace, and asthma can lead to COPD. Learn what causes this lung problem and how to protect your lungs.

    6. Legionnaires' Disease

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Legionnaires' Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    7. Dystrophy, Asphyxiating Thoracic

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Dystrophy, Asphyxiating Thoracic is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    8. Catamenial Pneumothorax

      Catamenial pneumothorax is an extremely rare condition that affects women. Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung,a condition in which air or gas is trapped in the space surrounding the lungs causing the lungs to collapse. Women with catamenial pneumothorax have recurrent episodes of pneumothorax that occur within 72 hours before or after the start of menstruation. The exact ...

    9. Cystic Fibrosis

      Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States. Because of a defective gene,mucus-secreting glands within the lining of the lung’s airways (bronchi) produce unusually thick,sticky secretions. This clogs the air passages,promotes bacterial growth,and leads to chronic obstruction,inflammation,and infection of the airways. ...

    10. Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia

      ImportantIt is possible that the main title of the report Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.

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