Acute disease lasts for a short period while chronic disease lasts for a long period 
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1. Acute diseases symptoms lasts for a short time whereas chronic diseases persist for long period.
2. Acute disease generally occurs suddenly or by any injury whereas Chronic disease develops very slowly.
3. The patient suffering from an acute disease may be recover by the treatment fast but patient suffering from chronic disease do not recover completely. 
4. Acute disease ex. - Influenza and common cold etc. 
   Chronic disease ex. - Diabetes and Asthma etc. 
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