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Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are noninvasive tests that show how well the lungs are working. The tests measure lung volume, capacity, rates of flow, and gas exchange. This information can help your healthcare provider diagnose and decide the treatment of certain lung disorders.

A pulmonologist treats all the conditions and diseases of respiratory tract which includes the lungs, airways, and respiratory muscles. Respiratory medicine doctor treats several disease or disorders such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD, lung cancer, etc.

The different types of asthma are:

Mild intermittent asthma: In this type of asthma the symptoms are very mild that you will have symptoms up to two days per week or two night per month.

Mild persistent asthma: In this type of asthma the symptoms are mild but they occur more frequently, more than twice per week.

Moderate persistent asthma: In this type of asthma you will have symptoms once each day.

Severe persistent asthma: In this type of asthma you will have symptoms several times during the day.

No, there is no cure for asthma but it can be treated. The doctor creates an action plan that focuses on the symptoms and the factors that trigger it. Asthma can be treated nebulizers, oral medicines, inhalers, and biologics, etc.

Tuberculosis famously known as TB is caused by bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that affects the lungs mostly. TB is highly contagious, it spread through the air. When the person infected with T coughs, sneeze or spit, they propel TB germs into the air.

The symptoms of tuberculosis include cough, fever, night sweats, weight loss may be mild for many months. People with TB can infect around 10-15 other people in a year through close contact.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that obstructs the oxygen flow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD is tobacco smoking.

The risk factors associated with COPD include exposure to tobacco smoke, exposure to dust and chemicals, exposure to fumes from burning fuel, age, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, and smoking tobacco.

The symptoms of COPD include shortness of breath, recurrent cough, chest tightness.

Frequent cold and flu, lack of energy, high pitched noisy breathing, fatigue, weight loss, swelling of the feet, ankles or legs etc.

Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs of the body. It affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat, and digestive juices and makes them sticky and thick. So instead of acting as the lubricant, the fluids clog the tubes, ducts, and passageways in the body.

Manipal Hospital is the best pulmonology hospital in Bangalore offering personalised and expert care for conditions such as allergy and asthma, lung cancer detection, airway disease, and other respiratory problems. Our team of pulmonology are skilled and focused on improving the lives of patients with serious lung diseases and chest conditions.

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