Pneumoconiosis - Defination - Symptoms - Causes - Prevention - Treatment

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FAQs on Pneumoconiosis

1. Which doctor treat pneumoconiosis?

A pulmonologist or pulmonary specialist treats pneumoconiosis.

2. Should I undergo repeated check ups if I am exposed to coal dust even if I do not have any symptoms?

Yes. Coal dust may not cause symptoms initially. If you are diagnosed early with coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, you can shift to a safer environment and prevent progression of the disease.

3. I stay near a mining area. Is there a chance I may develop pneumoconiosis?

Yes. Pneumoconiosis is not restricted to mining workers. People living in nearby areas where dust exposure is high can also develop pneumoconiosis.

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