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Breathe in, breathe out. Hello oxygen. Goodbye carbon dioxide. With each inhale, your lungs replenish the cells and tissues in your body with life-sustaining oxygen. But when your lungs are under attack—from asthma to inflammation to COVID-19—it can take your breath away.

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Lung diseases

Lung Abscess

A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung and causes tissues to die while a pus-filled cavity develops in its place.
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Bronchogenic Cyst

This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of bronchogenic cysts. Symptoms in infants include difficulty breathing or feeding and blue skin. Other symptoms that are likely later in life include coughing and wheezing, recurrent lung infections, and trouble swallowing, among others.
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