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Dr. Hatem Asad

Pulmonology
Scaly Mountain, NC
35 years experience

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Pulmonology

Languages spoken

English

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Blachish phlegm: Phlegm is a result of airway inflamation, which can be of variable color. It is also important to pay attention to the volume, consistancy, timing and... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Right lower chest pa: Here is the list:1.Rib cage. 2.Skin (herpes zoster) 3.Gall bladder.4.Irritable bowel. 5. Pneumonia. 6.Pleurisy. 7.Tumors. 8.Intercostal muscles.As you... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Hicupps: Hicupps, are caused by sudden contractions of the diaphragm, which results from irritation of the nerve that controls that muscle function.This nerve ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Asthma attack: Asthma attack is an airway disease that involves the air passage thru the airways.Hypersensitivity pneumonitis(hp) involves the actual tissues of the ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Cough related pain: Cough is a complex action that requires the participation of differrent muscle groups including the abdominal muscles.It is a forceful act and with we... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Carcinoid tumor: Carcinoid tumors should be monitored like any other lung tumors. Therefore it is recommended and follow up on patients for 5 years after surgery, in o... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Passive smoking: Many factors influence the lung in passive exposure. Age, amount, duration, ventilation, underlying lung conditions.Pulmonary evaluation is needed, to... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Hypercapnea in COPD: This is the hallmark of copd.Patient can inhale , but cannot exhale completely, so when the next breath comes in the patient still has some air remain... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Flu in pregnancy: If this is just a common cold , it should improve with taking home simple remedies such as rest, warm soup(chicken) as it imrpves your bodies defence ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Enlarged lymphnodes: This a a presentation of a viral infection ,such as infectious mononucleosis. German measles virus or so called Rubeola may present the same way mainl... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Asad
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Lung,sinus cleaning: Average person can clean the sinuses by using sinus rinse kits, that are commercially available over the counter. Lung cleaning is achieved by aerobi... Read More

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Oct 13, 2012
Great responses. Very impressive.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Asad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Asad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Thank you. Appreciate it.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kiev Medical Institute AKA Ukrainian State Medical University, Russia
Graduated 1987MD
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