Can someone get ARDS more than once?

We are aware and have people in our care and support network who have been diagnosed with ARDS more than once.  To date, we have not seen anyone who has been diagnosed more than twice.  Further, so far this has been a very rare occurrence.  Also, we are unaware at this time of any scientifically or medically valid reason why someone may not have ARDS hit more than once if appropriate precipitating condition(s) once again arise.  The body is very complex, and much about ARDS remains a mystery;  but if the body has reacted in a way as to have ARDS arise once, the body might well do so again if the same or similar conditions arise in the future.

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