Charak Hospital and Research Centre , Lucknow
A pulmonologist (chest specialist) is a medical specialist who is specialized in diagnosing, evaluating, and treating diseases and conditions related to the lungs. He treats diseases and health problems like lung or airway inflammation, blocked lung airways, damage to lung alveoli, cough treatment, blood or mucus in cough interstitial lung diseases, woofing cough, breathing problem, and lung diseases occurred due to inhalation of dust chemical or smoking, genetic diseases of the lung like cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis, asthma, bronchitis. Patients can consult online with a pulmonologist for non-emergency problems, advise for the second opinion, and for follow-ups.
When to consult online with a pulmonologist-
• Patients should have to consult pulmonologists when they having cough persistently, have difficulty breathing, cough up blood, experiencing unexplained weight loss, and short of breath.
• For the second opinion of lungs related disease.
• To show diagnostic reports to clarify about respiratory system health.