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There are numerous ailments that can affect the human body, ranging from a common cold to cancer. On the basis of origin there are two major kinds of diseases: infectious and non-infectious. Infectious diseases are caused by pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. These pathogens can enter the body through the air breathing, the food and drink, such as cuts, objects, clothes etc. Non-infectious diseases are more likely to be caused by a confluence of factors including the environment, a person’s lifestyle choices and genetics.
The disease that attacks a person may be a self-limiting type or a short lived one like a viral fever or a known as acute diseases while those that tend to persist for long times or for the whole of the life are called chronic diseases such as Eczema, asthma, chronic sinusitis etc.