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Dr. Tony Su

Pulmonary Critical Care
Arlington, TX
34 years experience male

Locations

Texas Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants

Arlington, TX

Address

911-C Medical Centre Dr, Arlington, TX
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My office hours

Wednesday: 900am - 500pm
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Fax

8178613365

Office

Arlington, TX

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Pulmonary Critical Care

Languages spoken

English, Vietnamese

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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Pulmonary Critical Care 34 years experience
Yes, if untreated: This is a fatal disease if left untreated. Mortality is 50% even if treated with antibiotics known to be effective against yersinia pestis which is tr... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Commonly, infection: Infection such as bronchitis, is the most common cause of blood tinged sputum. However, if this persist , other conditions such as tuberculosis, absce... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Heart sounds: Heart murmurs are found while listening to the heart with a stethoscope and evaluated with an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) to determine it... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
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Probably rib cage: Sounds like costochondritis, inflammation of the joint between the rib and breastbone. Try rest, avoidance of physical activity that make the pain wor... Read More
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Possibly: If the blood clot is lodged in the periphery of the lung, it can cause a pulmonary infarction, part of the lung tissue dies leading to bleeding. You ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
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In theory it works: As a vasodilator. By increasing peripheral venous blood volume, there is less venous blood returning back to the pulmonary circulation and thereby dec... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Several factors: Several factors determine oxygen saturation. These include the amount of oxygen you breathe, the ability of the lungs to extract oxygen, the amount of... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
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Possibilities...: Include upper respiratory infection or "cold" or allergies. Please seek attention if symptoms to do respond to over the counter medications.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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A few factors: Difficulty breathing, frequent mucus plugging, air leakage, inability to pass a suction catheter, dislodged tube are a few things that may require a t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Depends on the amount of clot that travels to the lungs, underlying heart and lung conditions, and concurrent illnesses. Massive pulmonary emboli asso... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
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There are many: Shortness of breath, chronic cough, wheezing, sputum production are common symptoms. Quit while you're ahead. Your best lung function is when you are ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Depends on factors: Such as body mass index, degree of airway obstruction, degree of uncomfortable breathing, exercise tolerance, smoking status, presence of complicatio... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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A few choices: Pulmonologists, neurologists, and psychiatrists all have experience in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Not many options: COPD is chronic condition that is treated with bronchodilators and anti-inflammatories. Some have used n-acetyl cysteine as a supplemental antioxidant... Read More
A female asked:
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Probably: That combination can possibly work to cover many common bacterial causes for pneumonia.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Studies have shown..: A high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate diet may improve lung function. Fruits and whole grains may also help. As for nutrients, vitamin c, vit... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Defined: Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD which also includes emphysema. If you have daily sputum production for 2 months or a smoker's cough, it's likel... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Depends...: COPD normally occurs in older patients but i diagnosed a patient in his twenties with copd. Turns out he had alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a geneti... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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None that I know: However many over the counter medications that contain decongestants or antihistamines and prescribed antidepressants may produce a false positive for... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Nothing, most likely: If it was a rescue inhaler, you may become more anxious or tremulous for several minutes. If it was your maintenance inhaler, you probably won't have ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
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You decide when : Hospice focuses on treating symptoms and proving comfort care in patient who are terminally ill or have failed to respond to treatment or have decline... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
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Poss swallowing air: Could be swallowing air, or aerophagia due to increased work of breathing from copd.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Aggravating!: Your chronic cough may be due sinus drainage or acid reflux. Your doctor may be able to sort out the cause and good luck!
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Another cause?: Although anemia of chronic disease is possible, i would look for other causes including nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal blood loss, or low ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Pulmonary Critical Care 34 years experience
Irritating chemicals: ARDS is caused mainly by extensive lung inflammation and small blood vessel injury due to sepsis (bacterial infection of the blood), trauma and/or sev... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Depends on factors: Such as body mass index, degree of airway obstruction, degree of uncomfortable breathing, exercise tolerance, smoking status, presence of complicatio... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Not really: Eating ice cream may make him feel better. Coughing is normal when recovering from bronchitis. Unless he is choking on liquids, i think it should be ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Su is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

VanderBILT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Pulmonary Critical Care Intensivist, First Place, Texas - Winter
2013
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