Costochondristis is a painful and serious lifelong condition which affects many people of different ages. Symptoms vary from chest pain, to shoulder pain to back pain.
Learn how a Bloodclot in your lung can cause serious medical problems. Learn the signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism and what the causes are.
Chronic obstructive is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow. It typically worsens over time.
Is there a difference between pneumonia, walking pneumonia and pneumonitis? What are their causes and how can these conditions affecting the lungs be treated?
Inflammation of the pleura without an effusion results in localized sharp pain made worse on deep inspiration, coughing and bending or twisting movements. Common causes are pneumonia, pulmonary infarct and carcinoma.
The estimated incidence is 1 million cases per year, with most effusions caused by congestive heart failure, malignancy, infections, and pulmonary emboli. The estimated prevalence is 320 cases per 100,000 people in...
All respiratory diseases are detected through radiography investigations. Even if they are not, x-rays are still required to rule them out. You need to know the normal x-ray before detecting disorders
Tuberculosis results from reactivation of the primary disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is the most common cause of death world-wide from a single infectious disease and is on the increase in most parts...
After a pulmonary embolism or DVT many patients have no idea what they need to know or what questions that they should be asking their doctors. This is a list of questions that patients can take to their doctors after...
Having chest congestion is horrible and a trip to your doctor is advised. But you can relieve it naturally. Here you'll discover 10 natural ways to relieve chest congestion.