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How does eosinophilic pneumonia affect other illnesses?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Eosinophilic pneumonia resembles asthma and the conditions often occur together. In both asthma and eosinophilic pneumonia, the lungs collect more eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) than usual. The result can be shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing.

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