Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.
Acute bronchitis causes coughs that produce mucus. You don't need antibiotics, but bed rest and home care can help.
Valley fever is an infection caused by the Coccidioides fungus. Learn about valley fever symptoms, causes, treatment, prevention, and more.
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