Emphysema Treatment

Emphysema occurs when alveoli, small air sacs, starts breaking down to form bigger sacs, which blocks normal air flow of the lungs. 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.

Emphysema occurs when alveoli, small air sacs, starts breaking down to form bigger sacs, which blocks normal air flow of the lungs. For treating emphysema, bronchodilators can be effective as it relaxes and opens up the airways. Physicians start diag ... More

Health Q&A
Lungs related checkup

I have been smoking since 5 years. Now I am quitting, and want to know if there is any damage done to my lungs, or related damages. Please suggest me what tests/specialists will help?

Lung cancer

Two weeks back I got a very small amount blood coloured mucus. And from two months some times when I breathe I feel like air breathing in and out is been abstracted like..I had my body check up last week.. everything was normal.. even blood test and all.. but they didn't tel me why I got blood coloured mucus.. is it a sign of lung cancer?

Chest is paining

Below the chest getting some pain. Consulted many doctors but their results is no issues. Even I'm getting pain.

Gets out of breath

From the past few weeks, my mother is feeling like she gets out of breath very quickly even when she walks small distance or walk on stairs or do any work. I guess it could be related to lungs and heart. Can anyone please help me what should i do. She also have headache and gastric problems from past many years. Can you please suggest some full body checkup or something to diagnose all the problems she has.

Mild chest pain in left

For past one week I am experiencing some sensation in left side of chest accompanied by mild pain sometimes. I am worried if it is something serious, sometimes I feel a bit of itching. I feel little numbness in left arm sometimes, little pain although I am not able to pin point the source. I have not checked my BP, but I never had high BP problems, i started smoking couple months back, could it be anything serious

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