Dr. Patel is trained in managing acute and long-term symptoms of chronic lung diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema. He uses a multifaceted approach that includes breathing techniques, pharmaceutical inhalers and nebulizers, as well as modified exercise plans to mitigate symptoms, allowing you to breathe easily.
Lung Disease Q & A
What are the Types of Lung Disease and How are They Diagnosed?
There are many types of lung diseases including COPD, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema. Depending on your presentation, Dr. Patel will determine what type of testing best suits your disease process. This can include imaging, such as CT scans and X-rays, or other testing modalities such as spirometry. If X-rays are needed, Dr. Patel is able to do this in his clinic at 1411 Ochsner Blvd. in Covington, LA.
How Does Dr. Patel Treat Lung Disease?
This will depend entirely on the underlying cause and your other pre-existing health conditions. Dr. Patel will create a strategy uniquely tailored to each individual.
Does Dr. Patel Treat COVID-19 and Long COVID Symptoms?
Yes, this is a special interest of his! Refer to this section on COVID-19.
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