what is congenital or acquired diseases

what is congenital or acquired diseases
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Yogita Ingle 1 year, 3 months ago

Congenital diseases: These diseases are present since birth.They are caused due to genetic abnormality or due to metabolic disorders or malfunctioning of any order.
Acquired diseases :These diseases are those which develop after birth.
 They are of 2 types:
1)Infectious or communicable: These diseases are caused by some biological agents or pathogens such as viruses,bacteria,protozoans,fungi etc. They are spread from one person to another by various physical contact such as air,water,food etc.
2)Non-infectious or non-communicable: These diseases are not caused by any infectious agent. They are restricted only to those persons who are suffering from them.

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