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What are the different types of diseases?

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Diseases are of different types. They are:- 

(i) Acute diseases:- are diseases which last only for a short period of time and does not have long term effect on health.

Eg:- cold, cough, typhoid, cholera etc. 

(ii) Chronic disease:- are diseases which lasts for a long time and has long term drastic effect on health. 

Eg :- diabetes, tuberculosis, elephantiasis, arthritis, cancer etc.

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