Occupational lung diseases, Biology

Occupational Lung Diseases

The common occupational lung diseases include silicosis due to inhalation of inorganic dust, allergic alveolitis due to inhalation of organic dust. In silicosis the common manifestation is breathlessness when exercise. In case of allergic alveolitis wheezing is the major problem. In both the condition preventive measures are important. People should protect themselves from inhaling dust to different types specially for people working in silica mines. People have to use protective barriers in the occupational site to prevent inhaling the dust.

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