This branch of medicine diagnoses and treats diseases affecting the respiratory system. As well as therapeutic and preventive techniques to maintain proper respiratory health.
The most frequent diseases that require attention are: pneumonia, tuberculosis, asthma, lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis.
When should I go to the pneumologist?
- If you experience cough for more than two weeks, either dry or with expectoration.
- If you are a constant smoker.
- If you suffer from asthma and allergies.