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What are the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Disease ?


Acute diseases are the diseases that affects an individual for short span of time. For example, typhoid, cold, cough etc. Chronic diseases are the diseases that persist for a long period of time. They develop over a time and does not appear suddenly. For example, Heart disease, kidney disease etc. Acute diseases generally do not leads to loss of weight, but in chronic disease there is always a weight loss.