Infection in chest,cough,

Hi! We consulted a chest specialist wherein he asked to do test - Fob- Ebus, Bal, casa. Just wanted to check what are these test for and will it be safe? Is there any side effects of it. My mom has Asthama from more than 20 years and takes inhalers regularly. Please suggest. Thanks, Abhishek Gupta
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Dr. Chetankumar D Jain Mumbai | Pulmonologist
Hi, Welcome to Practo, This test is mainly to see for infection or malignancy in lung. Like all test this test also have some side effect or complication. But usually the incidence of side effect is low. usually for asthma we don't do this test. She is bound some other reason for this test
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