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Flavoring-Related Injury Symptoms

Flavoring-Related Lung Disease Symptoms

Symptoms of Flavoring-Related Lung Disease

Flavoring-Related lung disease is a rare and irreversible illness that affects workers who breathe the vapor of butter flavoring, or Diacetyl. Although the formal name of the condition is bronchiolitis obliterans, the condition was named popcorn lung disease or popcorn workers lung because it was first found in employees of microwave popcorn plants. This illness is frequently misdiagnosed by physicians as asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema. At our Missouri law firm, Humphrey, Farrington, & McLain, P.C., the attorneys are national leaders bringing claims related to flavoring-related lung disease and other types of toxic exposure.

Flavoring-Related lung disease symptoms include:

  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Hard to exhale
  • Hard to inhale and fully fill the lungs
  • Wheezing
  • Dry Cough
  • Irritation of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract
  • Fever
  • Night Sweats
  • Weight Loss

If you or a loved one have been exposed to diacetyl and have any of these symptoms, contact an attorney who has handled most of the flavoring-related lung disease cases in the United States. Call Humphrey, Farrington, & McLain, P.C., toll free at (877) 436-3692 for a free initial consultation.

Clinical findings in flavoring-related lung disease

When breathing tests are administered to people with possible flavoring-related lung disease symptoms, they reveal hyperinflation of the lungs because air becomes trapped causing the lungs to over inflate; thickened airway walls; narrow or blocked small airways; reduced ability to expand the lungs fully; and haziness on x-rays.

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Our law firm has been won significant verdicts and settlements for our clients who have been injured by exposure to Diacetyl. We have also been successful at having companies improve their safety procedures for employees working with butter flavoring.

For more information about flavoring-related lung disease symptoms, contact us at our Independence, Missouri, law firm to discuss your case, your rights, and your options. Wherever you live in the United States, our lawyers can help.

Free initial consultation. Call toll-free today at (877)436-3692



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