Popcorn Workers Lung Overview
What is popcorn workers lung?
A person with popcorn workers lung has lung damage due to prolonged exposure to the fumes produced during the manufacture of microwave popcorn.
What are the symptoms of popcorn workers lung?
Initial symptoms of popcorn workers lung include cough, wheezing, and increasing shortness of breath with exertion. Symptoms of severe popcorn workers lung include breathing difficulty at rest, leg swelling, and chest pain.
How does the doctor treat popcorn workers lung?
There is no cure for popcorn workers lung. Treatment for popcorn workers lung may include antibiotics, bronchodilator medications, and inhaled corticosteroids.
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