differentiate between acute and chronic diseases.tell 3 differences

Asked by  | 29th Oct, 2008, 12:56: PM

Expert Answer:

    Acute diseases
 Chronic diseases
1. Its duration is very short but can begin rapidly and have intense symptoms.
1. It lasts for longer period, as much as lifetime and produces symptoms for quite some time..
2. Since it gets over very soon, it does not get time to cause major effects on general health.
2. It causes prolonged general poor health.
3. For example common cold.
3. For example elephantiasis

Answered by  | 1st Nov, 2008, 12:06: PM

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