Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

122 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Which is the best hospital in India for lung disease ?

Hi, I am Nittay from Bangladesh. My mother is suffering in lung disease .Her age is more than 50. Doctor say a side of her lung has damaged. For his age & weakness doctor don t want to take the risk of operation. So, now we want to bring him in India for better treatment. Would you please tell me what can we do now? Which hospital, which doctor & treatment will best for her. I will be very greatful if you give me proper advice
Sat, 9 Jul 2011
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  
Medical Procedures
Pulmonologist 's  Response
Hi Nittay.

You need to clarify. What is the lung damage? Is it collapsed? Scarred? cavitated?
What is the cause of this damage? Has the cause been treated or is it still active? Is it due to Tuberculosis?

Lung resection has to be carefully planned. What is the situation of the other lung? Is it completely normal or partly damaged? Not all damaged lungs need to be operated. Simple techniques such as postural drainage can help in handling the situation.

-Dr. Tushar
I find this answer helpful

 2 users find this helpful

  User's Response
Dr. kabeercb's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic from Dr Kabeercb
please contact below described hospital for better treatment for your mothers lungs problem
1: Appolo hospital Location
Chennai, India
Phones
from overseas:     (+91) 44-2829-0200
(+91) 44-2829-6569
from India:     44-2829-0200
44-2829-6569
2 :Moolchand Medcity Location
New Delhi, India
Phones
from overseas:     (+91) 99-5899-7293
(+91) 11-4200-0000
from India:     99-5899-7293
3: Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City Location
Kolkata, India
Phones
from overseas:     (+91) 33-2320-3040
from India:     33-2320-3040
Fortis Mohali Hospital Location
Mohali, India
Phones
from overseas:     (+91) 98-1519-6731
from India:     99-8819-1000
98-1519-6731

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Location
Kolkata, India
Phones
from overseas:     (+91) 33-2320-3040
from India:     33-2320-3040
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hi, My name is Simon Bongart. One year ago I had a car accident and I have a broken left elbow and shoulder , a spinal nerve damage which affects the mobility in my hands. I have lost my complete mobility in my left arm, left hand. Have also lost my sensibility at both my hands. I think the best place is to go to an Indian hospital for lllt treatment. Do you have a particularly good one where I could go?

doctor1 MD

sir,my little brother is a kidney patient.He is a patient of cyhronical renal failure . I am from Bangladesh .we want come India next week.Can you tell me where we can get better treatment.

doctor1 MD

hlo i wanted to know a good doctor not extremely expensive but a good doctor and a good hospital for doing nose job i am 17 around 5 3 and weigt 53

Recent questions on  Postural drainage

doctor1 MD

my father is suffering copd stage iv, he's been treatment of omnacortil, deriphyllin, spectoran, faraponem with other supporting drugs including nebulization, postural drainage etc; we've known his condition is irreversible, but would like to get his lungs to clear a bit so that he can avoid exacerbation. is there some ayurvedic relief possible or some home treatment to reduce suffering\/

doctor1 MD

Could this be something very serious? It feels like there is something in my right lung and it s worse at night and better after sleep. This started six months ago when I felt some mucus go into my lung and from then on it felt like something was slithering around in there, sometimes as if it was licking my rib cage and sometimes as if it was tearing at the surface of my lung with hooks. Usually the pain is in my upper front chest but occasionally it feels like whatever is in there went to my back and spine and slithers up and down there. These last months there is a rapid pulsating sensation every few seconds. I went to my regular doctor for a check up four months ago and she listened and found nothing with her stethoscope. I went to a dentist last month and he tried to listen to my lung but found nothing unusual. Since it I can still breathe (albeit with discomfort), I am not scheduled to see a lung specialist because of the cost. I do not have a cough nor a runny nose and I have not noticed any changes in energy levels or weight. However, recently, the discomfort has been becoming increasingly hard to ignore and sometimes the pain is very sharp. But now there is a new pressing sensation on my rib cage, or so it seems, as if something hard is in my lungs. I have tried postural drainage, but I can t cough anything out and it feels only worse. What condition could this be? Pleurisy or pulmonary embolism? Lung cancer? Or just misplaced mucus? Also, what should I do to alleviate the discomfort and possibly are there any home remedies to cure it? Thank you very much for your help.

doctor1 MD

I am diagnosed as having bronchiectasis after 22 years of haveing a persistent cough , however, every indication points at acid reflux . Anti-biotics do not seem to help and I am now coughing up mostly white frothy phlegm . For the first 20 years I did not cough up anything at all, then after getting several colds at my place of work, due to the air-conditioning, I now cough up phlegm, my throat is congested and at times I find it difficult to breath at night. I have just been discharged form a specialist in bronchiectasis. I do not think anyone knows what I have, it all started after I had a sinus operation.

doctor1 MD

My son was born on 17th September 2011, in 7 months with h type Tracheoesophageal Fistula . He was oxgen depended from september 2011 to February 2012 becuase of his lungs have collapsed. Fistula operated and his breathing is also OK now. Tracheostomy was done on 2nd December 2011. When the feeding time continuous secreation coming from the tracho. continuous suction is also needed. Can you suggest any remedy for controll the secreation.