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silicosis

How to treat silicosis

Silicosis is a persistent disease of the lungs caused by prolonged and excessive exposure to crystalline silica dust. When inhaling crystalline silica dust, the lung tissues will respond by forming fibrotic nodules and cause scarring. Enlargement of the nodules will result to difficulty in breathing and eventually death. People affected by silicosis are susceptible to […]