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When Should You See A Pulmonologist
2-4 months, and No: Usually the clots in your lungs dissolve over a period of months. Once this has occurred, you should feel pretty normal. Recovery from DVT and the leg swelling that goes along with it is variable. Sometimes people end up with long term swelling, lasting years. Some folks have little or no swelling after...Your pmd can take care of this problem usually. Heme doc good when cause of clots unclear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulmonary: A Pulmonologist deals with the Lungs, and would certainly be able to diagnose and treat asthma. Allergists may also be able to treat it, especially if the asthma has an allergic component to it, but between the two, you can not go wrong with the Pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spo2 averages 93, very good heart and other systems (stress test, extensive physical), mild apnea well controlled with cpap. Should i consider the spo2 low normal and forget, or see a pulmonologist?
Enjoy life!: We live in an amazing time when the quality of life that we can now enjoy is so much better than just 20-30 years ago, i believe you should do just that, using the marvels of modern medicine. We have medicines & treatments that can keep you at a certain stable point that most likely is comfortable. Continue your better living through modern chemistry, watching vigilantly for episodes of worsening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby has classic lissencephaly. When do kids w/ this condition start having respitory issues ? And should I see a pediatric pulmonologist now?
Respiratory issues : May occur at birth. Pediatric pulmonologists diagnose & treat apnea. Pediatric gastroenterologists diagnose & treat reflux to prevent recurrent aspiration pneumonia. Your medical team should include his pediatrician, a geneticist, a feeding specialist (usually an occupational therapist), a pediatric neurologist, a developmental/behavioral pediatrician & early start developmental therapists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am coughing up green lumpy stuff. I have a RA and see pulmonologist for issue I have some nodules and cough up infection everyday but caught flu?
Influenza: Hopefully you're immunized yearly with flu vaccine. If you become ill and suspect influenza you should be tested and treated with an antiviral. If you have pulmonary nodules from RA and were previously asymptomatic and now coughing up exudate it would be wise to go back and see your pulmonologist. Ra and its treatments makes you immune suppressed and at risk of very severe infections. Go now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bronchitis & asthma on prednisne antibiotic & neb peak flow from 600 to 390 after week back to 500. Should i see pulmonologist not pcp for asthma?
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