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Could Having Hamsters As Pets Contribute To Pulmonary Fibrosis
Rarely : There is a rare condition called hypersensitivity pneumonitis or extrinsic allergic aveolitis that can be caused by exposure to hamsters and their feces. Usually this is from birds, but any animal can cause it if you have a proclivity and are exposed long enough. The cure is to remove the patient from the animal. ...Read more
No: This has no association with pe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cxr report mentioned linear atelectasis can this cause sob/ deep breathing issues.Also was exposed to asbestos in 7/2013. Could la be from asbestos?
Atelectasis: Atelectasis describe the condition where the lung has a decrease in volume secondary to an area of lung collapse. It would be difficult to identify a specific cause for focal area of collapse as there can be many causes. Most of the time, small areas of atelectasis cause no symptoms. ...Read more
It can: Cigarette smoke is the most studied indoor pollutant.Living among smokers doubles or triples the frequency of common respiratory illnesses in kids.It also aggravates childhood asthma. Enclosed houses often have high particulate content from recirculated air.Other environmental issues have variable and often unstudied effect. ...Read more
Could dairy affect respiratory function in people with respiratory diseases like pulmonary fibrosis?
What can cause chronic bronchitis with normal lung function test, no relation to allergy, infectious disease, tobacco and other chemical irritants?
50% of us: have asthma that does not make us go to the doctor on a given year. Mostly, I think this is mis-diagnosis of not asthma, but actually inflammation due to a viral illness which varies from days to over a month. Asthma meds (especially monteleukast) fix it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would other passenngers be infected if pulmonary tuberculosis. On air carrier are his clothes are mixed with others?
Yes: If you have active pulmonary TB and are not wearing a special mask for tb, then yes, you are very likely infecting at least some other people on the plane and where ever you are on the ground. Put on a mask and get treated right away! TB is transmitted through the air. ...Read more
Piece of Puzzle...: A pulmonary function test alone cannot tell a doctor if you have asthma. This test can be very useful but is used in conjunction with other important information including a detailed past medical history and physical exam. Both subjective and objective measures are used to determine if you have asthma or any other respiratory disease. ...Read more
Can a mild allergy to an air borne allergen such as cat dander negatively impact your fertility? Thank you
Xray states:narrowed mediastinum attributed to marked air trapping in keeping with copd, plueral spaces in tact.Is it serious?What can be done to help
Copd: The findings suggest airway changes from smoking. Did you also have a history of asthma which can contribute to these findings? The best thing you can do to avoid worsening of the COPD is to stop smoking entirely and avoid air pollution in general. If you have pulmonary symptoms, i suggest you have an evaluation by a pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does bad air affect respiratory function in people with diseases like asthma or pulmonary fibrosis?
Yes: People with chronic respiratory diseases should avoid heavily polluted air. Air quality alerts are issued for areas when there is a high concentration of pollution. These are usually reported on the local weather reports. In some instances, poor air quality can even cause chronic lung disease. For more information on this, go to the american lung association website. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause chronic bronchitis with normal lung function test and no relation to allergy or infectious disease?
Can allergies to mold or cigarette smoke cause a reoccurrence of pleurisy? I has a bilateral pe and pleurisy.
Are the elderly with COPD & pulmonary hypertension & clot in the leg prone to cough? How can cough be avoided?
Is it possible to tell if i'm having an anxiety or asthma attack, as i know both cause shortness of breath, wheezing, etc?
See your doctor: These symptoms require an evaluation in real-time by your doctor. ...Read more
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