Best pulmonologist in Gurgaon: We help you breathe better!
Pulmonologist is a specialist who treats diseases of the lungs or the respiratory system. Pulmonologists treat everything from asthma to tuberculosis.
When do you need to see pulmonologist / Chest specialist in Gurgaon?
Asthma: Asthma in common terms refers to difficulty in breathing due to certain allergies to dust, pollens, aerosols, etc. It happens because of swelling of the bronchus or the windpipe. In some cases, it can be because of other respiratory diseases also.
COPD: Over time, Chronic exposure to irritants and chronic diseases can cause damage to the lungs, most common conditions are emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Smoking s one the major causes.
Tuberculosis: Infectious bacterial disease that primarily affects lungs. Symptoms include, Chronic cough, sudden weight loss, fever and night sweats. It’s a communicable disease that spreads via droplet transmission. It can spread to other parts of the body also, like bone, lymph nodes, spine, etc.
Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD): ILD may be caused by caused by long term exposure to hazardous materials like asbestos or coal dust. ILD is a large group of disorders which usually causes scarring (fibrosis) of lung tissues. It is also known as pulmonary fibrosis. Scarring makes the lung tissue stiff which leads to difficulty in breathing.
Sleep Disorders: Obstructive Sleep Apnea occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted while sleeping. Most common symptom is loud snoring and abrupt awakenings which are accompanied by gasping or choking.
Sarcoidosis: It’s an inflammatory condition characterized by clumps of inflammatory cells growing in different parts of the body. It is most commonly seen in lungs, lymph nodes, eyes and skin. It is due to the over-reaction of the immune system.
Lung Cancer: Abnormal growth in the lungs which most commonly occurs because of chronic smoking, over the time exposure to certain toxins, and family history. Persistent cough, pain in chest, back and shoulder, during coughing, laughing and deep breathing, shortness of breath occurs during everyday routine, are the early warning signs. Visit us for best lungs specialist in gurgaon.
Covid-19 And Post Covid Recovery: Infectious disease caused by the newly discovered corona virus that primarily affects the lungs. Most common symptoms are headache, fever, fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain, cough and sore throat. Severe cases may present with severe breathing difficulties due to Covid Pneumonitis. Patient can also be completely asymptomatic. It is a highly infectious disease. Because of the infection in the lungs, fibrosis might develop during and post-recovery which is usually reversible in mild to moderate cases.
Pneumonia: It is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of air sacs in one or both the lungs which may be filled with fluid or pus. Pneumonia can also be because of a virus, as in case with Covid-19. Most common symptoms are, cough with phlegm or pus, fever, chills and difficulty in breathing. Visit us for best pulmonologist in gurgaon.
Bronchitis: It is the inflammation of the bronchus or the wind pipe. It can be because of multiple reasons like Asthma, smoking and certain other lung diseases. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic and common symptoms include cough or wheezing.
Pulmonary Embolism: Embolism refers to the blockage of one or more pulmonary arteries because of a blood clot. It is usually a complication of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) where the clot travels from the deep veins of the legs to the pulmonary artery. Most common symptoms are blood in sputum, shortness of pain, and sharp-shooting pain in the chest. Most severe complication of Pulmonary embolism is a heart attack.
Bronchiectasis: Bronchiectasis is the damage of the airways which makes it hard to clear the mucus. Mucus keeps on accumulating causing frequent infections.
Emphysema: This condition is obstructive because it is blocking the smooth flow of air in and out of the lungs. Lungs slowly increase in size making it difficult to breathe.
Pleural Diseases: It is the disease of the covering that protects the lungs. It is usually of two types, where either fluid accumulates in the pleural cavity or air or gas.
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT): It is a non-invasive test that detects how well your lungs are working. The test calculates your lung volume, capacity, rate of air flow, and the efficiency of gas exchange.
Why choose Vmedica for pulmonologist clinic in Gurgaon?
At V-medica we have a highly trained Pulmonologist/Chest specialist in gurgaon, who is really efficient and conservative in her treatment approaches. She is a fellow of lung transplant surgeries under Prof. Dr. Walter Klepetko- Medical University of Vienna. (A.K.H). European Adult Respiratory Medicine Diplomate, London. We offer an in-house facility of Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Chest X-ray, and Path Labs. It becomes easy to diagnose the disease, plan the treatment and determine the prognosis.