Pulmonary hypertension can be caused by several service-connected lung conditions that can increase your VA disability ratings for lung problems.
Chronic laryngitis can be caused by several things veterans experience. See if you have a service connection for your long-term laryngitis.
Bacteria in the wrong place can grow and cause a lot of problems for veterans. Bacterial lung infections are listed as service-connected conditions in the VASRD.
Mesothelioma is a lung cancer that is only caused by asbestos. For VA disability benefits, sometimes you only have to prove your presence on a boat to get a rating.
Pneumoconiosis is caused by breathing materials like Persian Gulf sand into your lungs and causes permanent damage. The VA gives ratings to veterans for this condition.
Whether caused by asbestos, burn pits, or something unknown, pulmonary fibrosis can severely affect the quality of life for a veteran at any age.