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What are the symptoms of pneumoconiosis?

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Many people with pneumoconiosis get symptoms such as:

?A long-term cough

?Coughing up large amounts of mucus

?Feeling short of breath

SOURCES:

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Pneumoconiosis."

Environmental Health Perspectives : "Silicosis and coal workers' pneumoconiosis."

CHEST Foundation: "Pneumoconiosis."

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: "Occupational Interstitial Lung Diseases."

CDC: "Resurgence of Progressive Massive Fibrosis in Coal Miners -- Eastern Kentucky, 2016."

American Lung Association: "Oxygen Therapy."

Reviewed by Paul Boyce on December 18, 2019

SOURCES:

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Pneumoconiosis."

Environmental Health Perspectives : "Silicosis and coal workers' pneumoconiosis."

CHEST Foundation: "Pneumoconiosis."

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: "Occupational Interstitial Lung Diseases."

CDC: "Resurgence of Progressive Massive Fibrosis in Coal Miners -- Eastern Kentucky, 2016."

American Lung Association: "Oxygen Therapy."

Reviewed by Paul Boyce on December 18, 2019

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