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1.  Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Tired
  • Rib pain
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
2.  Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with flui...
Symptoms:
  • Wheezing
  • Hyperventilation
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
3.  Mitral Valve Stenosis
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way t...
Symptoms:
  • General weakness
  • Swollen ankle
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
4.  Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
Symptoms:
  • Swollen legs
  • Swollen ankle
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
5.  Getting a Handle on Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation of your lungs and bronchial tubes. It happens after you inhale foreign matter. It is also known as anaerobic pneumonia. This condition is caused by inhaling materials such a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Moist skin
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
6.  Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder that can lead to serious complications or even put your life at risk. It may cause severe problems in the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is an inherite...
Symptoms:
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Increased appetite
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
7.  Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of lung infection, or pneumonia. It is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria and the disease were named following an outbreak of the infection at a Philadelphi...
Symptoms:
  • Coughing up blood
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Confusion
8.  Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
Symptoms:
  • Moist skin
  • Stupor
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
9.  Small Cell Lung Cancer
Your lungs are two sponge-like, air-filled organs located on either side of your chest. When you inhale, your lungs absorb oxygen and send it to the bloodstream for use by your cells. Carbon dioxide, a waste product o...
Symptoms:
  • Nail problem
  • Noisy respiration
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
10.  Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Cancer occurs when abnormal cells rapidly multiply and don't stop reproducing. The disease can develop anywhere in the body. Treatment is based on its location. When it originates in the lungs, it is lung cancer. Ther...
Symptoms:
  • Hoarseness
  • Joint pain
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
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