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Hi doctors I have chronic sinusitis due to some infection I am scared that I got infection from dog which was infected and died I 15 days I was very close with that dog. Are there such possibilities? Which medication or treatment help me to get rid of it?
What are the precautions my brother must take as he is suffering from severe cough and cold from the last 2 days.
I have dry cough from 1 year. Sometimes it is not there Cough increases when I eat banana and when I do jogging. I think my chest is blocked. I took m-dryl expectorant last night it increased my cough frequency.
Hi, I got blood early morning with mouth cough one month back for two days continously. Rest of the day there was no bleeding. One month has passed and it has not repeated. But usually I got bleeding from nose during winters. Is there any issue and do I need to go for lung xray?
I am suffering from dry cough. I had tried some cough syrup and medicines but nothing worked. Can you please suggest any medicines for my problem.
I have been suffering from cough for 3 days and getting weak and can't eat. Feeling drowsy and pains in spine.
I was a tuberculosis pleural effusion patient in 2012 and fully recovered by 10 months of medication under an MD, am I fit to donate blood, is there any issues?
I have a asthma problem from 3 years. Please give me advice to solve my problem because I am very sick.
Lungs are the most important organ of our body that has the responsibility of taking in the oxygen and releasing out carbon dioxide. When cancer develops in it, the entire body gets imbalanced. Lung cancer leads to more death than any other type of cancer, which is why identifying the symptoms and knowing the causes are instrumental in obtaining a timely diagnosis as well as in prevention of this disease.
Symptoms of Lung Cancer
In the early stages:
- Persistent coughing
- Chest pain
- Loss of appetite
- Sudden weight loss
- Coughing up blood
In the later stages:
Causes of Lung Cancer
Smoking: People who smoke are more prone to lung cancer. With the increase in the number of cigarettes you smoke, your chances of getting lung cancer increase too. People who don't smoke but are surrounded by the smokers also have high chances of being affected by this form of cancer.
Exposure to Asbestos: Asbestos is a group of mineral, which is present naturally in the environment. Lung cancer can occur due to the inhalation and ingestion of asbestos fibers.
Exposure to Ranon Gas: Ranon is a radioactive gas, which is formed naturally on decaying of radioactive elements. It is found in low levels in the air that we breathe and the water that we drink. Consumption of air and water having this gas leads to lung cancer.
High Levels of Air Pollution: Presence of high levels of dust particles and pollutants in the air that we breathe can cause lung cancer. 1-2% of lung cancer is caused because of it.
High Levels of Arsenic in Drinking Water: Consuming water with arsenic content is harmful as it directly affects the lungs and when the arsenic content is too high, it may lead to lung cancer.
Exposure to Chemicals: Exposure to certain chemicals like uranium, coal products, gasoline, diesel exhaust and mustard gas can also cause lung cancer.
Family History of Lung Cancer: Chances of getting lung cancer increase if your parents, child or siblings are already prone to lung cancer. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pulmonologist.