A member asked:
extreme short of breath. my pulmonary doctor first diagnosed as asthma, then after more tests, says i have copd. how do i know it's not lung cancer?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Olivia Liao answered
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Need more data: Using a combination of a thorough history of symptoms looking for risk factors and examination and imaging.
Answered on Oct 1, 2013
Dr. Tracy Sinha answered
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be at peace: Say the same thing to your pulmonologist and he might order t scan of lungs 2nd opinion is worth too. Are you a smoker ? Loosing wt ?
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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