Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

Breathlessness due to lung problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 1777 Questions
User :   Hi, My mother is suffering from lungs problem,we are consulting doctor for last 2.5 years,she is in medicines since then,Doctor says lungs are contracting from lower side and it will continue as medical science doesnt have solution for this disease.
breathing is very shallow and fast,she even cannot walk as walking causes her breathelessness.
Doctor has advised her to avoid walking and asked to sit at one place.
Please suggest can this be cured?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr here
Doctor :   what is your mothers age ?
User :   Sir she is 50 yrs
Doctor :   and can you please tell me that what is the condition the doctor has told your mother is suffering ?
User :   Doctor is saying that there is lungs contraction ,which is leading to shallow and fast breathe .
Doctor :   what does the report mention ?
User :   report shows that there are some dark spots developing in lungs.
Doctor :   no i mean what does it mention ?
User :   that i cannot tell it right now, as report is not with me.
Doctor :   well, the fact remains that if you can tell me that condition then i can guide you if its cured or not, as there are some lung conditions which have no cure and some does have
Doctor :   since you have already done the tests then its waste of money to tell you to do more tests
Doctor :   when will you get the report ?
Doctor :   i can call you once you have the report
User :   on friday
Doctor :   and we call you
User :   i will call u, if u can give me your contact, by the way my number
Doctor :   i am sorry as for the company policy i cannot give you my no
Doctor :   but we can call you
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor