Emphysema Treatment

The disease is mainly caused due to excessive smoking. The treatment of emphysema helps in preserving normal lung function. A chest x-ray is carried out that show the size of the lungs.

The disease is mainly caused due to excessive smoking. The treatment of emphysema helps in preserving normal lung function. A chest x-ray is carried out that show the size of the lungs. ... More

Health Q&A
Pain in left side ribs

Hi, I am having this pain in left side ribs which radiates to left side chest.. Its not a heavy pain but a dull one with a itching feeling on the chest walls mostly on the extreme left of the chest. I have done all the tests in recent days including ECG, triponin, Endoscopy etc.. I have lost almost 10 kgs as I am not able to eat properly because of the pain. Taking NSAIDs for last 2 months as doctor said it may be costochondritis, as symptoms are indicating that. However the pain is still there and I am struggling to have my healthy life back again. Please help

Severely allergic

She has allergy since childhood from dust and dirt and because of this she always has cough and cold!! Sometimes she coughs so badly that her chests starts paining. We also consulted a doctor he said it can not b cured as it is an allergy! But an ayurveda doctor has said that it can be cured. So can i get some advice for this.

Lymph node tuberculosis

I am having a lump in my armpit and was diagnosed with tuberculosis via biopsy "histopathically " (as culture displayed no growth after 45 days ) .. now I am on treatment with Rcinex , ethambutol, pyrazinamide for 2.5 months ..Now another pulmonolgist advised me to have another biopsy for Gene Xpert test to know whether it is drug resistant or not.. but gene Xpert says no "MTB detected" so what does that mean ? can we say there is no Tb or is it something else ? however the size of lump has reduced after 2 month treatment ..it clinically feels better !

Breast cyst

Pain in left breast due to lump in left upper quadrant. Ultra sound result shows cysts (1.5cm) . Due to which severe pain radiates to left arm as well as the back shoulder blades. Please suggest.

Small, round lump on lower sternum

I just saw in the shower that I have small round bump/lump on my sternum. it's dead center and on the lower part of my sternum. it isn't huge.If i stuck in, it is more visible. it is semi hard, sort of like cartilage. I'm 15, male, and have no previous medial conditions/issues.

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World COPD Day- 16th November 2016

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Take This Quiz to Check if You Have a Sleep Disorder!

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7 Tips for Healthy Lungs

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