Pulmonology is a specialty branch of medicine revolving around the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs and various parts of the respiratory system such as:
There are various kinds of pulmonary diseases such as chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), asthma, lung cancer, emphysema, interstitial and occupational lung diseases, and lung and pleural infections such as pulmonary hypertension, tuberculosis, and cystic fibrosis.
All these diseases get specialized treatment by an expert pulmonologist.
A pulmonologist is an expert medical professional, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the respiratory system, including the lungs and other organs that ease your breathing.
When Should You Refer A Pulmonologist?
A regular doctor can take care of breathing illness caused by seasonal flu or pneumonia, but when the symptoms get out of control only a pulmonologist has all the expertise required to treat the illness in every right way possible.
It is suggested by the medical experts to go see a pulmonologist if you are suffering from:
Pulmonologists perform various procedures to diagnose and treat diseases such as:
Jeevan Rekha Hospital is well known to be one of the best pulmonology hospitals in Jaipur, as our team is highly qualified medical professionals providing multidisciplinary treatments for various pulmonary diseases.
Our talented pulmonologists, with the support of the best technologies and techniques, skilfully proceeds in treating pulmonary illness such as –
Asthma is a disease that makes it harder for you to breathe as it inflames and narrows your airways and can end up producing extra mucus. A combination of this makes it difficult to breathe, extra mucus results in coughing, shortness of breath, and a whistling sound while breathing out is common.
For some, asthma is nothing more than an inconvenience. But for many, it can take a harmful turn and can trigger serious asthma attacks.
Asthma might be incurable but its symptoms can be lightened up.
We at Jeevan Rekha Hospital take very well care of your signs and symptoms and adjust our treatments accordingly so that asthma should not be a major problem in your life.
2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes difficulty in breathing by blocking airflow from the lungs.
You are said to have COPD if suffering from one or more of the following conditions;
Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Refractory Asthma.
There is no such cure for COPD, but the symptoms can surely be controlled and that is exactly what we, Jeevan Rekha Hospital aim at. We do all the necessary treatments and procedures to keep you in good health so that COPD won’t affect your quality of life at the least.
3. Tuberculosis (TB)
TB is an infection being contagious in nature and commonly attacks the lungs. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the bacteria causing Tuberculosis. In the worst-case scenario, TB has the potential of spreading to other parts of the body such as the brain and spine.
Common symptoms of TB are; a long-lasting cough, chest pain, coughing up blood, tiredness, night sweats, chills, fever, and many more.
Thankfully Tuberculosis has a cure and can be treated with long-term medications. We at Jeevan Rekha Hospital always believe in treating our patients in a way that their life doesn’t get much affected by their illness.
Pneumonia is a kind of infection caused by different organisms such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses. It affects the air sacs of one or both lungs. In this condition, air sacs can get filled with fluid or pus. This causes heavy coughing, chills, fever, and uneasy breathing.
Some of the common causes of pulmonary conditions are:
Some common pulmonary conditions are:
Some common symptoms of respiratory conditions are: