PRK Hospitals offer the best treatment for lungs and respiratory tract diseases with the expert surgeons. The department of Pulmonology is close to intensive care as it requires mechanical ventilation support for patients. We assure the best technology used at Pulmonology department with highest standards of patient care.
At PRK Hospitals we expertise in diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, occupational respiratory diseases, Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis and sleep disorders.
What is Pulmonology and who is a Pulmonologist?
Pulmonology is a branch of medicine that deals with diseases that are occurs at respiratory tract. Doctors who deal with diseases involving respiratory tract, chest, pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema and other complicated infections of chest are called as Pulmonologists.
When should I see a Pulmonologist?
Here are some symptoms that you should be aware of. If you find these symptoms for a long period of time or frequent symptoms, then you must visit a pulmonologist.
Severe cough for more than 3 weeks
- Chest pain
- Trouble in breath
- extreme tiredness
Facilities we provide to take care of patients who came for various treatments of Pulmonology.
- 24hrs intensive monitoring
- Video assisted fibreoptic bronchoscope
- Pulmonary Function Test
- Thoracoscopic Pleural
- Pulmonoryrehabiliation programs
- TB Clinic
- Asthama Clinic
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Frequently Asked Questions
When the air passage between the mouth, nose and lungs gets interrupted and there is inflammation or swelling of bronchial tubes, you might be suffering from serious bronchitis. A prolonged cough and cold can lead to acute bronchitis in children, while older adults can be also face problems in breathing if medical intervention is not taken on time. You need to visit the doctor if:
- You are having high fever- more than 101 degrees
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Coughing up blood
- Gasping for breath
- You are producing any discolored mucus
Sleep is one of the key factors that determine the health of an individual. How one wakes up in the morning is a fair indicator whether one is getting a proper sleep or not. Therefore, if you have been snoozing your alarm too often, you might be damaging your own health. Experts believe that under normal circumstances, one should be able to wake up refreshed. And if you are not then you might be suffering from a sleep disorder. This can cause neurological changes in your body and can reduce the productivity at work. Moreover, in the short run it can cause memory problems and severe hormonal changes in your body.