How do you know if you have pneumonia?

If you have pneumonia, you will have the following common signs and symptoms : Coughing possibly production of sputum. In bacterial infection, the sputum is red-brown, yellow, and green whereas in viral and mycoplasma pneumonia the sputum is a thin whitish color. Sweating Fever and shivering chills. Chest pain that gets worse by deep breathing… Continue reading How do you know if you have pneumonia?

What medicines to take for Sore Throat?

Before taking medicine for Sore throat, a patient should be diagnosed properly, because no medicines are typically required unless it is a bacterial infection. Sore throat is Diagnosed by Throat culture or Rapid Antigen test. Sore throats are caused by Allergies, bacteria or viruses and can be recovered by itself except in bacterial infections which… Continue reading What medicines to take for Sore Throat?

Can you develop asthma?

If you have symptoms like Coughing which gets worsens at night or in the early morning, wheezing, chest tightness, chest pressure, shortness of breath, and chest pain then there is an increase in suspect that we can develop asthma but confirmation must be done by laboratory diagnosis. Can you develop asthma? It is an airway… Continue reading Can you develop asthma?

Symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD)

  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow. It’s  caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke. People with COPD are at increased risk of developing heart disease, lung cancer and a variety of other conditions.   The two most… Continue reading Symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD)