Respiratory system is the reason why your cells receive oxygen to support your life functions. However, what would happen if there are disorders in your respiratory system? What are the unusual respiratory disorders you can get?
Vocal Cord Dysfunction. It a closure of vocal cord during inhalation for short period of time. Symptoms are coughing, skin discoloration because of oxygen deprivation, shortness of breath or loss of consciousness. Acute treatment can be continuous positive airway pressure and heliox.
Paragonimiasis. Protozoa and other parasites are rare causes of lung diseases in the US, but an infection of this disorder is caused by a flatworm known as the lung fluke which is prevalent in the South East. Praziquantel are the cure for this disease this is an anti-parasitic drug.
Mycoplasma pneumonia is a tiny bacterialike organism that causes sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, and mycoplasmal pneumonia. Infection is spread by close and frequent contact. The disease is sometimes called primary atypical pneumonia. Although many defensive mechanisms are in the part of nose, pharynx, middle ear and sinuses, such as hairs and mucous membranes, infections are common because of the closeness to the external environment. Treatment like mycoplasma testing is a great help to identify the cell structure of your body especially the most common contaminating agent – mycoplasma.