Pulmonology is a medical field that focuses on the diagnosis and management of respiratory system disorders.
Pulmonology subspecialties are:
- Severe lung disorder concentrating on chronic inflammation and cure-marked lung disorders
- Lung transplantation, pre-and post-operation treatment
- Neuromuscular disorder refers to diseases caused by muscle dysfunction in the respiratory system
- Obstructive lung disease causing narrowing or restricting of airways
- Sleep disturbance.
How do pulmonologists handle these conditions?
Conditions typically handled by pulmonologists include:
2) bronchiectasis, an infectious and excess molecular disorder
3) bronchitis that occurs when the lower airways are inflamed
4) chronic blocking pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD),
5) emphysema occurs when alveoli are weakened in your lungs
6) lung interstitial diseases affecting the lungs’ space and tissue.
7) industrial lung conditions that can arise due to dust or protein inhalation.
8) obstructive sleep apnea that delays or ceases your breathing while you sleep completely.
When are you going to see a pulmonologist?
You can meet your primary care provider if you have any troubling signs. You take a physical test to determine the general health. You should call a pulmonologist if you:
- Are facing breathing complications
- Have an ongoing cough
- Blood or mucus cough regularly
- An unexpected loss of weight
- Having respiratory issues exercising