If your chest scan came back a little abnormal, your pulmonologist will probably want you to return for another appointment. While the news may be a little worrying, going back for a follow-up appointment after receiving an abnormal chest scan is also the right moment to ask any questions you have about your symptoms and your concerns. By arming yourself with the best possible arsenal to obtain information, you will be better equipped to handle any diagnosis.
There are many types of lung diseases, but some of the most dangerous are lung infections. Let’s look at some common lung infections and symptoms of pulmonary issues.
Taking care of your lungs is easy and simple; there are a number of ways to improve your lung functioning in your everyday life.
An abnormal chest x-ray could show an enlarged heart, fluid in the lungs, air pockets, pneumonia, among other things. Let's take a closer look at what an abnormal chest x-ray might mean.
Did you know that you take approximately 22,000 breaths every 24 hours? Here are 8 more interesting facts about the lungs.
The lungs should be considered “the environmental organ.” They are unique in their size and formation, and interface with all the materials you inhale.