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What does a pulmonary doctor do

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Lungs: A pulmonary doctor is one who specializes in diseases of the lungs.
Dr. William Galli
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Specialitist: A pulmonary md is one who trains 2-3 years after residency to study lung disorders and help establish treatments for a variety of lung disorders. Usua... Read More
Dr. Mario Mangas
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Lung doctor: Doctor trained in all aspects of lung disease.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carlos
Critical Care 20 years experience
Depends: Shortness of breath that is worsening is a common reason to see an md.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Determine what it is: It needs to be determined what the swollen nodes are from first. It doesn't necessarily mean cancer - it can be an infection or an inflammatory or au... Read More
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
To know : You have enlarged nodes which can be due to multiple reasons other than cancer. The pulmonary specialist will do certain procedures to determine the c... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Ovadia
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
Agree: Lung nodules that small, in someone your age are probably nothing to worry about. I agree that a follow up scan is necessary to ensure that they do n... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Play detective: It is not always possible to know the triggers for asthma in someone. Try watching for causes yourself. Does it follow being around a pet, going out... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Ovadia
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
Agree: Lung nodules that small, in someone your age are probably nothing to worry about. I agree that a follow up scan is necessary to ensure that they do n... Read More
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Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Need more data: Using a combination of a thorough history of symptoms looking for risk factors and examination and imaging.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Pleurisy: Recurrent pleurisy deserves a thorough workup -- seeing a pulmonologist is a good idea.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Lung evaluation: Hi! when you first see the pulmonologist you will describe your "history" of the lung problem, then the md will do a physical exam. Other testing may... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jananswered
Family Medicine 66 years experience
Yes: Benign nodules are easy to diagnose in x ray.

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