FAQs about Air Pollution
5. What are the diseases caused by air pollution?
Conjunctivitis, or inflammation of the ocular tissue. Dermatitis, or skin inflammation. Rashes, or hives in the dermis. Premature deterioration of skin. Colds, or infections in respiratory tract. Bronchitis, or bronchial inflammation. Pharyngitis and laryngitis. Sinusitis, or obstruction of the paranasal sinuses. Otitis, or inflammation of ears. Pneumonia or pneumonia, or serious infections of lungs. Lung cancer, which can be caused by the inhalation of smoke produced by fuels.