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Dr. Swapan Mukherjee

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Dr. Swapan Mukherjee is one of the best Pulmonologists in Bhowanipore, Kolkata. He is currently associated with Dr. Swapan Mukherjee's Clinic in Bhowanipore, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Swapan Mukherjee on has top trusted Pulmonologists from across India. You will find Pulmonologists with more than 32 years of experience on You can find Pulmonologists online in Kolkata and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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What are the symptoms of bronchitis. And how it is controlled. What are the measures should be taken to prevent it.

MD - Pulmonary, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
cough and breathlessness are symtoms . Avoid smoke, pollution, allergens. Get xray chest cbc and PFT to confirm.
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I face the problem of coughing nd sneezing on frequent basis. Especially during winters I hav a stuffy nose when I get up early in the morning. My nose keeps watering. Earlier to cure this I had taken Xofex-XL tabs, Xpect-B syrup, and Rid-AR tabs as prescribed by a doctor. My problem was cured but now recently Ive been facing this again. please also tell me certain precautions I shud take and how can build immunity towards cough nd cold. Bcoz of throat problem and cough. My throat is also a little swollen please also tell me how to cure that too. I also taking chywanprash with milk.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Dear lybrate-user, Improve your immunity power first. You can do it in the most natural manner. Take three times daily Reimmugen capsules that have Cow colostrum. These are powerful immunity modulators and will improve your health early. Gargle daily with a pinch of haldi and salt. Regards.
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I am 22 year old male. I'm allergic to dust and at times my lungs starts to feel heavy. Is there any medicine available to reduce this problem?

Homeopath, Delhi
Yes. You can take bromium 30: 5 pills thrice a day for one week and then report the condition to me. Its a homoeopathic medicine. You could go for it. Its more safer option for you.
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2 years ago My girlfriend has been successfully treated pulmonary tuberculosis. Can it occurs second time her. Is there any problem to mary her?

MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Delhi
Usually, if treatment for tuberculosis is taken completely, in the right doses, right timing and right duration, there is very small chance of later relapse.
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Doctor, I have problem in breathing when I drink something cold or I in cold air, its ok automatically after sometime It is due to what?

General Physician, Nashik
Its allergic. 1. Stay away from Dust and Pollution. 2. Increase your immunity, eat plenty of Fruits and vegetables. 3. Stay Hydrated. Drink plenty of water and soups. 4. Exercise - Make it a habit to exercise or run for 45 minutes daily. This will improve your immunity. 5. Green Tea - Drink green Tea and coffee , They contain flavnoids and will.improve your immunity. 6. Multivitamin - A good multivitamin of Antioxidants will also help you avoid cold and allergies . 7. Avoid eating outside food . 8. Handful of nuts like walnuts and almonds will improve your immunity to fight of the cold and allergies. 9. Maintain Healthy weight. 10. Yoga may also help in improving once immunity and inner strength.
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I have asthma and because of this I can not breathe properly so please suggest me ways.

Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology, DNB (Respiratory Diseases)
Pulmonologist, Thane
If you have been diagnosed as asthma then you need to be taking inhalers for the same on a regular basis for time being. Avoid cold foodstuffs, coloured food items and strong smells. Get a spirometry done and cbc with xray chest (pa).
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I have a tonsil problem my tonsil is opened so created eating problem so help me.

Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take cap. Tonsari 1-1-1 with hot water after food and tab. Lakshmivilasa ras 1-1-1 after food. These medicines should be taken for 6-8 weeks continuously. Take tab. Tribhuvanakirti ras 1-1-1 till the fever subsides. Avoid cold and refrigerated food, sweets and oil fried food. Do salt water gorgling 2-3 times a day.
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My daughter has cough and she is vomiting, but very weak and she sleeps always. Is that a symptom of nimonia? Though she is not shaking.

Homeopath, Hooghly
My daughter has cough and she is vomiting, but very weak and she sleeps always. Is that a symptom of nimonia? Though ...
Well this may be normal cough, give her honey in warm water, ginger juice, give her tea with cinnamon, honey,laung and ginger, with this she needs proper homoeopathic treatment to her problem permanently, Soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation.
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After brushing my teeth, During coughing in morning I found lil red spot in it. What was that? Even I am healthy and have no health problems.

DNB (Pulmonary Medicine), M.B.B.S, FCCP (USA), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (Pulmonary diseases), European college of allergy, asthma and immunology, American college of allergy and applied immunology
Pulmonologist, Mumbai
May be due to damage with the brush to the surrounding tissue. Don't worry if u don't have any other symptoms
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Can Bronchitis Be Contagious?

MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Can Bronchitis Be Contagious?

You are out in public, and a person next to you is incessantly coughing. It is natural to be worried if it is bronchitis and the possibility of you getting infected. Read on to know about the condition and if it is really contagious. Bronchial tubes are the airways in the lungs, and when they are inflamed due to an infection or an underlying medical condition, it results in bronchitis. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic and depending on the cause, may or may not be contagious.

Types of bronchitis
Chronic bronchitis occurs when the airways in the lungs get irritated again and again. Though it’s a severe health condition that requires medical attention, it is not as contagious as it occurs due to the exposure to certain chemicals, dust, cigarette smoke or smoke from a fire, air pollutants that irritate the lungs.

On the other hand, acute bronchitis that usually lasts for one to three weeks is considered to be contagious because this particular type of bronchitis happens due to the flu or cold viruses. It is the infectious properties of the viruses causing it that makes it contagious.

In the case of acute bronchitis, since it is caused mainly due to viral infections when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks, the viruses get transmitted to others in the surrounding. Hence it can spread quickly.

Some of the common symptoms of acute bronchitis are a hacking cough, production of excessive mucus, shortness of breath, and feelings of discomfort in the chest. Note that as long as the infection is present, acute bronchitis remains contagious. Once the infection is gone, it is no longer contagious, though, the symptoms, like a persisting cough, may stay for several weeks afterward.

Maintaining a healthy hygiene, such as washing hands regularly or keeping the surfaces clean, or using a handkerchief when coughing or sneezing can help in preventing the spread of the infection as well as getting affected with it. Also, taking flu vaccinations and quitting to smoke can also assist in preventing lung infections.

For the majority cases of acute bronchitis, the condition is resolved by itself within a few weeks and antibiotics may not be an ideal treatment option if the acute bronchitis is caused by a virus. The most recommended treatment options that can quicken the recovery process are taking rest, opting for prescribed over-the-counter medications, drinking lots of fluids, inhaling the steam of hot water, whether from the shower or a bowl of hot water.

People who have asthma or chronic bronchitis sometimes may develop acute bronchitis as a result of further complications of their present lung conditions and not as a result of virus invasion. Therefore, the chances of such acute bronchitis being contagious are less than those caused by influenza viruses or bacteria.

Thus, acute bronchitis due to a viral infection is more contagious than chronic bronchitis that is due to an underlying medical condition like asthma and other lung diseases. With a few simple and effective measures, such contagious infections can be prevented.

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