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How do medications treat eosinophilic pneumonia?

Medications can treat eosinophilic pneumonia in a variety of ways, depending on the cause of the condition. If the condition is caused by a fungal or parasitic infection, then antibiotics or anti-parasite medications will be prescribed to rid the body of them. In other cases, strong anti-inflammatory medications are used to reduce inflammation in the lungs.

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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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What are some helpful resources regarding restrictive lung disease?
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Some resources for those with restrictive lung disease include the National Heart, Lung, and Blood I...
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How is restrictive lung disease caused in children?
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Restrictive lung disease is caused in children by scoliosis or disease.
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Does restrictive lung disease affect children differently?
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