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DM - Pulmonary Med. & Critical Care Med....read more

Pulmonologist•Gurgaon
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Chronic respiratory diseases like bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, copd, sarcoidosis and interstitial lung disease are vulnerable to repeated infections and multiple hospital visits or admission.

The main reasons for the increased susceptibility is altered lung defence, use of steroids in various respiratory conditions and multiple comorbidities like diabetes and coronary disease.

Patients should ideally be vaccinated for pneumococcal and influenza disease routinely.
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Pulmonologist•Hyderabad
Dr. K. K. Reddy
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Mbbs diploma in tuberculosis and chest diseases dtcd
27 years experience - 350 at clinic

He has significant medical knowledge in pulmonology and is well recognised as a leading medical expert. A name like his would be hard to forget. Professionalism was refined during his 1995 graduation from the mbbs at osmania medical college in hyderabad, from which he received high honours.
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MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonologist•Chandigarh
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We occasionally take our lungs for granted. They keep us healthy and well, and we don't have to ponder about them much. This is why it is critical and advised to prioritize your lung health.



Our body has a built-in defensive mechanism intended to keep dirt and bacteria out of your lungs. However, there are several critical steps you may take to reduce your chance of lung illness. Scroll down and look at some useful tips to take care of your lungs in a better and healthier way...more
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Last Updated: 4 years ago• Featured Tip
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Pulmonologist•Delhi
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Interstitial lung disease is an umbrella term that includes a number of conditions that causes scarring of the tissues of the lungs. This scarring can hamper your breathing and therefore cause less oxygen to be present in your blood.

When you are exposed to hazardous materials like asbestos for long periods, you can get interstitial lung disease. Even autoimmune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis can result in this condition.

Once the tissues of your lungs are scarred, chanc...more
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MD - Pulmonary, DTCD

Pulmonologist•Faridabad
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Smoking can have adverse effects on your health that may result in a number of diseases, and also can degrade the overall health condition. Thus, every packet of cigarette comes with the warning Smoking is injurious to health . Yet, for those who are habituated to it, it can be extremely difficult to heed the caution and quit.

If you are one of those smokers contemplating quitting, here are some of the compelling reasons to embark on the road to good health immediately. Read on to know...more
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Pulmonologist•Faridabad
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Pulmonary Function Tests or PFTs are a set of tests that are used to determine, measure or observe the functioning of the lungs. The most common pulmonary function tests used are spirometry, gas diffusion, and lung plethysmography.

Highlights of pulmonary function tests

A spirometry test is used to measure the amount of air inhaled and exhaled. It also measures the amount of time taken to complete a respiration cycle.
Lung plethysmography measures the amount of air in the l...more
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Homeopathy Doctor•Surat
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Rising levels of air pollution are always in the news and it is a legitimate cause of concern. It has a severe toxic effect on us, and our environment. Factories are popping up in greater frequency than ever before, trees are being cut down to make room for ever-expanding cities and with every family owning cars, pollution is becoming a crisis that is hard to contend with. According to the World Health Organisation, the chief pollutants are carbon monoxide, sulphur oxides, nitrogen oxides and le...more
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MBBS, DNB - Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy ...read more

Pulmonologist•Navi Mumbai
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Pulmonology is the branch of science dealing with respiratory problems and related medicines. Respiratory Problems have become very common among people with increased pollution and dust particles in the air. Some of the most common lung diseases are:

1. Asthma:
It is a very common disease nowadays with many people suffering from it. In this condition, people have inflamed bronchial tubes which become sensitive, causing difficulty in breathing. The problem gets aggravated by smoking,...more
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, abbreviated as COPD, is an umbrella term which refers to the group of lung infections and diseases that include emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and diseases of the small airways. Most people feel breathlessness, which is caused due to impairment of gaseous exchange that happens because of prolonged damage to the lungs over a period of time.

Symptoms such as fatigue, reduced tolerance to exercise, muscular dysfunction, breathlessness even after simpl...more
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MBBS, M.D Pulmonary Medicine, DNB - Resp...read more

Pulmonologist•Mumbai
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When you suffer from dry, chronic cough along with shortness of breath, it is normal to get worried and annoyed. You will want to know the cause and the cure. Note that it might be due to a condition called the interstitial lung disease.

Including almost more than 200 different lung conditions, interstitial lung disease refers to the inflammation and scarring caused in the lungs, which leads to less oxygen entering the blood. Mainly affecting the interstitial part of the anatomic struct...more
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