Emphysema Treatment

The disease is mainly caused due to excessive smoking. For treating emphysema, bronchodilators can be effective as it relaxes and opens up the airways. Physicians start diagnosing the disease by realizing breathlessness in the patient with a smoking history.

The disease is mainly caused due to excessive smoking. For treating emphysema, bronchodilators can be effective as it relaxes and opens up the airways. Physicians start diagnosing the disease by realizing breathlessness in the patient with a smoking ... More

Health Q&A
Breathing problem

Feeling pain while breathing.. Also in lungs  test report, the breathing power reported vrry less...

Klebsiella pneumonia

The patient has klebsiella pneumonia in his lungs. The bacteria is resistant to most of the antibiotics other than colistin and amikacin as per the BAL culture report. The report also says it's carbepenamase resistant. The colony count is 10'4 cfu/ml. Please explain

Hypertension, high fever

I have been sick for a week now got hypertension with high blood pressure 200 and high fever 40 degrees.

Severe cough

Ckd 5th stage pneumonia detected in x ray.. medication now claricid tab and tigecycline injection B/d for 5day... severe cough now with sputum

Chest disease

Shortness of breath,wheezing,mucus in throat since 4 months.how long it will take to get cured ? Is it asthma ?

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Dr. Ramesh B.R. - Pulmonologist
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Dr. K S Satish - Pulmonologist
Dr. K S Satish Pulmonologist (MBBS, MD - Medicine, MRCP (UK)) 32 years experience Fortis Hospital
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