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When Should You See A Pulmonologist
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
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
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 had an URI and have been having breathing difficulty for the last two months. 24 years old and previously healthy. Should I see a pulmonologist?
Met: I would suggest an evaluation with your PCP initially. If you smoke please avoid all smoke exposure. More details may be provided during an inbox consultation which may help to guide therapy. ...Read more
Is a pulmonologist the correct person to do an allergy panel for a child with asthma? Shouldn't we see an allergist?
An allergist: would be appropriate, but if a pulmonologist had expertise in this area, that would be appropriate too. ...Read more