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Respiratory Health

Respiratory health deals with the respiratory system, which comprises the lungs, the main organ responsible for respiration. Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption are the most common causes of lung disorders. Chemicals in the air seem to be the second pollutant causing lung diseases. Reducing contact with irritants and triggering agents help to reduce respiratory disorders.

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Can CPAM type 3 lesions have adverse effects on my baby?

Query: Hello doctor, CPAM type 3 lesions, but ratio is 0.6. Will it cause a serious problem after birth for my baby?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concern. As there is no chromosomal abnormalities in your baby, most likely there is no problem in future but continuous monitoring is important in your case.  Read Full »

I am worried about influenza and pneumonia. How to prevent them?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 65-year-old woman concerned about my overall respiratory health, particularly regarding influenza and pneumonia. Can you provide information on the potential risks of influenza and pneumonia for someone in my age group, and how can I enhance my resilience against these respirator...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your questions about health at this age. Certainly, as we age, our immune system may become weaker, making us more susceptible to respiratory illnesses like influenza and pneumonia. Here is some information on the risks and preventive measures: 1. Influenza:...  Read Full »

My child makes loud noise while sleeping. Is this serious?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter, age 16 months, makes a loud noise while breathing from the chest. She also has red-marked spots on her face and legs. Whenever she lies on her back, she cries and has difficulty sleeping. We have tried to nebulize her, but it is not easy due to her age. Are there any medic...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to the limited information provided by you on the condition, it is not fair on my part to form a diagnosis and advice. I would appreciate the following details: 1. Since how long has she been making noise while breathing? 2. Does she suffer from fever, cough, ...  Read Full »

I have had blood in my sputum for a long time. How do I manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had blood in my sputum for a long time (less than one year). I also have problems during yawning, especially if I turn my neck, back of my throat hurts. I was referred to a pulmonologist (also because I had a positive skin test for TB), after which I did my CT scan. The CT scan ca...  Read Full »

Dr. Oliyath Ali

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Blood-tinged sputum can have multiple causes at different locations throughout the airway ranging from the opening of the mouth and nose up to the terminal structure in the lungs. The majority of cases are not so severe and easily manageable, but sometimes serious medical...  Read Full »

Are the medicines prescribed for COVID-19 symptoms fine?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 28 years old with a weight of 147.71 Ibs and a height of five feet four inches. My sister is having some preliminary symptoms of COVID-19. My family doctor suggested home quarantine. She survives in a separate room. She has symptoms like sore throat, headache, high fever, bod...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to your statement, your sister is having some preliminary symptoms of COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). She is having a sore throat, headache, high fever, body ache, and cough with rashes. Your doctor's assu...  Read Full »

I have sudden pain below and above the shoulder blade. Is it due to asthma?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my upper back below the shoulder blade for over three weeks and I am really worried. It seems to be a dull constant pain. It comes after eating and then disappears for a while. I thought it to be due to bad posture. But the pain seems to be specific in that area and the pain...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Muscular pain occurs due to poor posture. But you have mentioned that it is constant and so it can be due to respiratory tract infection. I suggest you take a chest X-ray to rule out the cause and then get treated accordingly. You can send me ...  Read Full »

My mother is suffering from respiratory problem, and her Hb count is 9.6. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 36 years old, and she is suffering from the respiratory problem from last two days, her hemoglobin count is 9.6, can you please tell what causes this problem?  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read through your question and would like to tell you that respiratory problems can be due to allergic or due to infection. Her hemoglobin could be due to dietary deficiency. Give her iron-rich diet like dates, banana, and green leafy vegetables. If the respir...  Read Full »

What is the alternate medicine for chest pain, cough and arm pain other than Aspirin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having chest pain, bad cough and feeling uneasy with pain in arms for a long. I do not have Aspirin at home. What can be an easily available alternative at this time?  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is better to take care of this cough because coughing for a long time in highly polluted cities may cause pneumonia or tuberculosis. So I suggest the following medications: Tablet Hicet (Cetirizine) 0-0-1, Azee 500 (Azithromycin) 1-0-0, Combiflam 1-0-1, syrup Tu...  Read Full »

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