Doctor Q&A for Dr. Sanober Butt

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
It depends : Asthma control depends on control of triggers . If it triggers your asthma you should be around it but If it doesn’t and if you follow all occupationa ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Proteinuria: Not a good sign , underlying reason must be looked into , Diabetes and HTN are two reasons that can cause chronic damage to filtration process in kidn ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
GERD: Reflux / GERD/ stomach ulcer/ H pylori infection or chronic pancreatitis. Easiest thing is to start taking Omepeazole OTC empty stomach for 2 weeks if ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Genetics: You must have full blood tests done to rule out genetic reasons for PE along with work up for hidden malignancy. Other risk factors are hormonal thera ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Insomnia: Sleep maintenance insomnia. Your PCP should look into your current medications as some may trigger that. OTC melatonin at 5 mg dose may be helpful but ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Cough variant asthma: If you have heart burn that could trigger chronic dry cough which is typically worse at night when you lie down. Other possibility is cough variant as ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Depends: If u take right antibiotics on right time you are fine. Seriousness depends on your underlying chronic problems and current symptoms from infection.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Chest tube: Collapse of lung is a vague term. Pneumothorax can cause collapse lung for which patients need chest tube. Atelectasis or mucous plugs can lead to com ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Yes , surgically: Surgical correction is possible depending on the extent.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Obesity: Obesity it self can cause dyspnea. Other causes may include sleep apnea/anemia/asthma and many others.
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