differentiate between acute and chronic diseases

Asked by Navpankaj Jain | 19th Nov, 2013, 07:37: PM

Expert Answer:

Acute Diseases

Chronic Diseases

1. Acute diseases develop quickly and last for a short period of time.

1. Chronic diseases last for a longer period of time, sometimes even for a lifetime.

2. Acute diseases do not cause long term adverse effects on our health

2. Chronic diseases have drastic long term effects on our health.

3. Example: cold, cough, sore throat, influenza

3. Example: cardio-vascular diseases, tuberculosis, diabetes

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 20th Nov, 2013, 08:09: AM

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