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Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

Symptoms of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

The following features are indicative of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis:
  • cough
  • inflammation
  • shortness of breath
  • fibrosis
  • necrosis
It is possible that Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis shows no physical symptoms and still is present in a patient.

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Common Causes of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

The following are the most common causes of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis:
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
  • long exposure to coal dust

Risk Factors for Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis:
  • underground people working for coal mining
  • free crystalline silica exposure
  • cigarette consumption

Prevention of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • do cardiopulmonary exercises
  • discontinuing tobacco smoking

Occurrence of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

Common Age Group

Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis most commonly occurs in the following age group:
  • Aged between 20-50 years

Common Gender

Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis:
  • Chest X-ray: To form images of chest to evaluate bibasilar interstitial infiltrates, patchy and subpleural
  • Chest CT scan (Computed tomography): To identify small round opacities

Complications of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis if untreated

Yes, Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis is left untreated:
  • progressive massive fibrosis
  • chronic bronchitis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • cor pulmonale
  • respiratory failure

Self-care for Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis:
  • Wear a protective mask while working: Mask protection helps to avoid exposure to coal dust in occupational sites

Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis:
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation: Helps to learn ways to breathe in better way
  • Oxygen therapy: Helps to provide oxygen in emergency conditions of Coalworker's pneumoconiosis

Time for Treatment of Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
  • More than 1 year

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis.

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