Wednesday, December 21, 2011

What is Asbestosis Causes

What is Asbestosis ? -

Asbestosis is a disease of the lung that causes a diffuse and fibrosing interstitial damage.

From exposure a sufferer may be diagnosed with a number of associated asbestos related diseases.

Pleural Plaques, Pleural Thickening, Asbestosis, Lung Cancer and the fatal Mesothelioma.

It starts to manifest around at least 10 years after moderate to severe exposure to asbestos.

Causes of Asbestosis -

Tight chest ; Lungs making a crackling sound ; A constant cough ; Chest pain

Shortness of breath all the time

finger nails are going to rounded and the finger tips are spread out more.

A less common symptom results in the ends of fingers becoming swollen, misshaped and red due to a fluid build-up, a condition known as finger clubbing.

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