Sarcoidosis:Sarcoidosis Disease & Sarcoidosis Symptoms

Sarcoidosis:Sarcoidosis Disease & Sarcoidosis Symptoms-Sarcoidosis disease was discovered in the late 1860s,is an inflammatory lung illness that produces tiny lumps of cells that can affect any body organ.The lumps known as granulomas (gran”u-lo’mahs) are as small as grains of sugar or sand and can be only be viewed with a microscope.The granulomas will eventually grow and clump together, making many large and small groups of lumps.Sarcoidosis very often occurs in more than one organ at a time.Although Sarcoidosis can affect any part of the human body, it mostly occurs:

Lymph nodes, especially the lymph nodes in your chest cavity.
And rarely in:
Tear glands
Salivary glands
Bones and joints.

Sarcoidosis symptoms varies,but the following symptoms may occur suddenly:

* A persistent, dry cough
* Chest pain
* Hemoptysis (spitting up of blood from the lungs)
* Hoarseness
* Nasal congestion
* Pneumothorax (air in the chest outside the lungs, which can lead to a collapsed lung)
* Shortness of breath, or difficult breathing (dyspnea), a normal result of exercise but in sarcoidosis patients can occur without exercise
* Wheezing (noisy, difficult breathing)

There is no known way to prevent sarcoidosis.

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