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Aspergillosis (diseases)

Aspergillosis is an allergic response or infection brought about by a fungus named Aspergillus. Aspergillus fungi can be commonly found on dead leaves, compost piles, stored grain or other vegetation undergoing decay. The species of aspergillus comprise more than 150 types of mold that crop up commonly in more...

Aspiration pneumonia (diseases)

Pneumonia is an illness in which the lungs become inflamed because of an infection caused by bacteria, a virus, or material being inhaled into the lungs. The air sacs fill with pus and fluids, making breathing very difficult. Because of this difficulty, oxygen cannot reach your blood at more...

Blastomycosis (diseases)

Blastomycosis is a rare fungal infection. It is caused by inhaling a fungus called Blasomyces dermatitidis, which is found in wood and soil. It is also known as Chicago disease or Gilchrist’s disease. It occurs most often in people living in the south-central and Midwestern regions of more...

Bronchitis (diseases)

Most cases of acute bronchitis only last a few days with a cough that may longer for weeks. Patients who smoke are likely to experience a longer illness than those that don’t. Most patients will seek out medical attention for bronchitis. Sometimes it is necessary and sometimes it is not. more...

Bronchospasm (diseases)

Also known as a Bronchial Spasm, a Bronchospasm happens when a person experiences a sudden abnormal constriction in the smooth muscles of the bronchi walls, resulting in the narrowing of the airways and obstruction of breathing. The bronchi are the airways that lead into the lungs, and when a person more...