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How does eosinophilic pneumonia affect my quality of life?

Eosinophilic pneumonia, particularly the chronic type, can impact your quality of life by diminishing the overall functioning of your lungs. The condition can cause difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing, and an overall feeling of sickness. Symptoms can vary wildly, though, from no apparent symptoms to life-threatening shortness of breath, so the impact on your life is difficult to predict outside of a case-by-case basis.

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What is the rate of incidence for restrictive lung disease?
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Restrictive lung disease is a term that can be applied to several types of specific lung conditions,...
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Is restrictive lung disease serious?
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Once restrictive lung disease develops, it is irreversible in most cases. Pulmonary fibrosis, which ...
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Does restrictive lung disease affect children differently?
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Older adults are much more likely to develop restrictive lung diseases because damage to the lungs o...
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What is restrictive lung disease?
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Restrictive lung disease is any condition in which the elasticity of the lungs has been compromised....
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