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Quick spreading respiratory diseases

QUICK SPREADING RESPIRATORY DISEASES

Quick spreading respiratory diseases

The spread of respiratory diseases has been on a rapid increase ,respiratory diseases is termed as diseases that affect respiratory tracts (organ responsible for gaseous exchange).
The causative agent is influenza viruses
The study of respiratory diseases is called pulmonology
It is define as the disease that affect gaseous exchange negatively in air-breathing animal ,it is a disorder of respiration
The fast spreading respiratory diseases include
Influenza
Common cold
. 3.Pharyngitis
Organ associated with respiration are:
Nasal cavities
Larynx
Treachea
Bronchi
Lung
RESPIRATORY DISEASES INCLUDES
Asthma
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
Pulmonary fibrosis
Pneumonia
Lung cancer.
QUICK SPREADING RESPIRATORY DDISEASES
INFLUENZA
Site of action are lungs ,nose and throat
All individual with weak immune system are are generally affected
MODE OF CONTRACTION
Flu is an air-borne diseases (this is to say it can be contaminated by air )
By body contact (skin to skin)
By touching contaminated surface

MODE OF TREATMENT
It is done by administration of vaccine
Self immune defense mechanism
SYMPTOMS INCLUDE
Cough
Sore throat
Headache
Fatigue
COMMON COLD
Unlike flu , it has many causative agent
Symptoms of this illness include running nose ,sneezing and ccongestion

TREATMENT
It involves two method namely
Anti-inflammatories
Decongestant

PHARYNGITIS (SORE THROAT)
An inflammation at the back of the throat (mouth)
Sensation of pain occurred with the neck might be swollen or not
Pharyngitis is a medical condition ,individual suffering from such experience pain and irritatation
Causes includes
overuse voice
Burn from hot food etc

TREATMENT
It is categorise into 2
Self treatment
Seeking medical care
In an untreated state ,pharyngitis can lead to rheumatic fever which is life threatening.

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