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Dawaai connects you to highly-qualified Chest Specialists who can treat a wide variety of conditions including pneumonia and bronchitis. The consultation charges vary for each Chest Specialist and are mainly dependent on his/her level of qualification and experience.
The payment method is through digital payments and the service is prepaid.
All the Chest Specialists associated with Dawaai are experienced professionals with vast medical knowledge. A brief introduction, including the level of qualification for each doctor, is available on the website. After going through the provided information, you can choose your desired Chest Specialist.
The Chest Specialists available on Dawaai.pk for online consultation are licensed and trusted medical professionals. They can treat non-emergency medical conditions, diagnose mild bacterial/fungal/viral infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis, prescribe medicines for common conditions such as fever, flu and cough, get prescriptions filled and refilled, and help patients manage chronic conditions and the associated symptoms.

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Who is a Chest Specialist?

A Chest Specialist, also known as a Pulmonologist, is a professional doctor who diagnoses and treats the diseases associated with the respiratory system and its organs, such as the lungs. These organs help you breathe and may dysfunction if they are diseased, leading to a wide variety of problems.The respiratory system comprises of:

  • Mouth
  • Nose
  • Sinuses
  • Throat (pharynx)
  • Larynx (voice box)
  • Trachea (wind pipe)
  • Bronchi and bronchioles (lungs)
  • Diaphragm

When to see a Chest Specialist?

You should see a Chest Specialist when you notice the following symptoms:

  • Chest tightness or pain
  • Dizziness, fainting, or lightheadedness
  • Difficulty in breathing even at rest
  • Extreme breathlessness, especially during exercise or simple exertion activities
  • Persistent fatigue
  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Recurrent or chronic bronchitis
  • Frequent respiratory infection
  • Uncontrolled asthma

What is the difference between a Chest Specialist and Pulmonologist?

There is no apparent difference between a Chest Specialist and Pulmonologist; both deal with the same type of diseases.

Common Problems Treated by a Chest Specialist:

  • Asthma:

    a condition that narrows airways and makes them more sensitive to allergens, such as pollen.

  • Chronic Bronchitis:

    a condition causing inflammation and scarring of the bronchi (part of the lungs).

  • Cystic Fibrosis:

    a genetic disease, causing excess mucus production and airways obstruction.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD):

    a group of lung diseases, including, emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

  • Emphysema:

    a condition causing permanent dilation of airways.

  • Bronchiectasis:

    a condition causing widening and scarring of the airways.

  • Interstitial Lung Diseases:

    a group of diseases characterized by scarring and stiffening of the lungs.

  • Pulmonary Hypertension:

    a condition characterized by high blood pressure in the blood vessels supplying the lungs.

  • Tuberculosis:

    A bacterial infection of the lungs causing various symptoms, such as cough and wheezing.

  • Lung Cancer:

    cancer of the lungs.

  • Pneumonia:

    a lung infection causing inflammation of the airways and pus production.

  • COVID-19 Pneumonia:

    breathing problems associated with COVID-19.

When to consult a Chest Specialist:

  • Chest tightness or pain
  • Dizziness, fainting, or lightheadedness
  • Difficulty in breathing even at rest
  • Extreme breathlessness, especially during exercise or simple exertion activities
  • Persistent fatigue
  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Recurrent or chronic bronchitis
  • Frequent respiratory infections
  • Uncontrolled asthma

Diseases/conditions usually treated by a Chest Specialist:

  • Asthma:

    a condition that narrows airways and makes them more sensitive to allergens, such as pollen.

  • Chronic Bronchitis:

    a condition causing inflammation and scarring of the bronchi (part of the lungs).

  • Cystic Fibrosis:

    a genetic disease, causing excess mucus production and airways obstruction.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD):

    a group of lung diseases, including, emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

  • Emphysema:

    a condition causing permanent dilation of airways.

  • Bronchiectasis:

    a condition causing widening and scarring of the airways.

  • Interstitial Lung Diseases:

    a group of diseases characterized by scarring and stiffening of the lungs.

  • Pulmonary Hypertension:

    a condition characterized by high blood pressure in the blood vessels supplying the lungs.

  • Tuberculosis:

    A bacterial infection of the lungs causing various symptoms, such as cough and wheezing.

  • Lung Cancer:

    cancer of the lungs.

  • Pneumonia:

    a lung infection causing inflammation of the airways and pus production.

  • COVID-19 Pneumonia:

    breathing problems associated with COVID-19.