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Silicosis is a rare lung condition. It is normally attributable to exposure to a particular type of dust. That dust can emanate from rocks, sand and clay. Miners and people who have worked in the pottery and cement industries are often susceptible to this type of disease.

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Occupational dermatitis is a generic term for a number of diseases of the skin caused by contact in the work environment with a variety of physical, chemical and biological agents. It is also known as 'contact dermatitis' and 'exogenous dermatitis'.

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Asthma is quite a common disease in the general population. Typical symptoms of asthma are wheezing, coughing, breathlessness and tightness of the chest.

In asthma, symptoms can be triggered in response to various stimuli. Those stimuli include house dust and grass pollen.

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