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Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease where the lungs become damaged. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of pulmonary fibrosis.

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Emphysema

Emphysema is a progressive lung disease often due to smoking, causing shortness of breath and coughing. Read about symptoms and treatments.

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Silicosis

Silicosis is a lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust. Find out how to reduce your risk and what can be done to manage silicosis.

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Lung conditions

Learn all about lung conditions and diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, whooping cough and more.

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Transbronchial biopsy

A transbronchial biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem in your lungs.

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Pneumothorax

A pneumothorax is when air leaks into the space between your lung and chest wall. Read about symptoms and treatment of pneumothorax (collapsed lung).

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term used for some long-term lung conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

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Asbestosis

Asbestosis is a lung disease is caused by asbestos dust, with symptoms such as shortness of breath usually appearing 10 to 20 years after exposure.

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Pulmonary hypertension

Find out all about pulmonary hypertension, a condition caused by changes to the arteries in your lungs that can damage your heart.

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Legionnaires' disease

Legionnaires' disease is a severe and sometimes life-threatening form of pneumonia. Read more information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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