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    • Cough Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as asthma, allergic rhinitis,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Cough Article
      • What is chronic cough?
      • What are causes of chronic cough?
      • What are the different types of coughs?
      • How is chronic cough treated?
      • Are there home remedies for chronic cough?
      • Can chronic cough be prevented?
    • Acute Bronchitis Bronchitis is a disease of the respiratory system in which the bronchial passages become inflamed. There are two types of...learn more »
      In This Article
      Acute Bronchitis Article
      • Acute bronchitis facts
      • What is acute bronchitis?
      • What causes acute bronchitis?
      • What are the risk factors for acute bronchitis?
      • What are the symptoms of acute bronchitis?
      • When does a cold become acute bronchitis?
      • How is acute bronchitis diagnosed?
      • When should I call my doctor about my cough?
      • What are the treatments for acute bronchitis?
      • What are acute bronchitis home remedies?
      • What are the complications of acute bronchitis?
    • Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of one or both lungs with consolidation. Pneumonia is frequently but not always due to infection. The...learn more »
      In This Article
      Pneumonia Article
      • Pneumonia facts
      • What is pneumonia?
      • How do people "catch pneumonia"?
      • What are pneumonia symptoms and signs in adults and children?
      • How is pneumonia diagnosed?
      • What are some of the organisms that cause pneumonia? What is the treatment for pneumonia? Can pneumonia be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis of pneumonia?
    • Interstitial Lung Disease Interstitial lung disease, is a term to describe a certain lung condition. Causes of interstitial lung disease include lung...learn more »
      In This Article
      Interstitial Lung Disease Article
      • Interstitial lung disease facts
      • What is interstitial lung disease?
      • What causes interstitial lung disease?
      • What are the symptoms of interstitial lung disease?
      • How is interstitial lung disease diagnosed?
      • How is interstitial lung disease treated?
    • Chest Pain Chest pain has many causes. Life-threatening causes include heart attack, angina, aortic dissection, perforated viscus, pulmonary...learn more »
      In This Article
      Chest Pain Article
      • Chest Pain Overview
      • More Chest Pain Overview
      • Chest Pain Causes
      • Other Causes of Chest Pain
      • Chest Pain Symptoms
      • Other Symptoms and Signs Associated With Chest Pain
      • When to Seek Medical Care
      • Exams and Tests
      • Chest Pain Treatment
      • Self-Care at Home
      • Medical Treatment
      • Follow-up
      • Prevention
      • Outlook
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      • Authors and Editors
    • Emphysema Emphysema is a COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) that often occurs with other obstructive pulmonary problems and...learn more »
      In This Article
      Emphysema Article
      • What is emphysema?
      • What are the risk factors for emphysema?
      • What causes emphysema?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of emphysema?
      • How is emphysema diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for emphysema?
      • Quitting smoking
      • Emphysema medications
      • Pulmonary rehabilitation for emphysema
      • Surgery for emphysema
      • What are the stages of emphysema?
      • What is the life expectancy and outlook for someone with emphysema?

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