Do you have difficulty breathing, a chronic cough, or shortness of breath during exercise? If so, you might have a lung disease. In Lakeland, Florida, Sergio B. Seoane, MD, offers treatments for lung diseases to help you breathe easier and reduce the risk of complications. Call Dr. Seoane’s office to be screened for lung diseases or use the online scheduler today.
Lung diseases are conditions that affect one or both of your lungs. The diseases can make breathing difficult, lead to infections, or cause other troublesome complications when left untreated. See Dr. Seoane at the first sign of an ongoing cough or breathing disorder to be screened for lung diseases.
Examples of lung diseases include:
Smoking is among the most common causes of lung diseases, as are air pollution, genetics, illnesses, and other medical conditions.
The symptoms that usually indicate a lung disease include:
Some lung diseases get better on their own. Others are ongoing and require long-term medical management with Dr. Seoane.
To determine if you have a lung disease and treat it, Dr. Seoane asks about your personal and family medical histories, the medication you’re taking, and the symptoms you’re experiencing.
He examines your breathing, heartbeat, and more during a physical exam and completes lung-function (breathing) tests if needed. You might also require chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, or other diagnostic tests.
The treatments Dr. Seoane offers for lung diseases include:
Adopt healthy habits like eating nutritious foods, maintaining an ideal body weight, and getting regular exercise and plenty of sleep. Avoid smoking, being around secondhand smoke, and breathing polluted air whenever possible.
Dr. Seoane personalizes each lung disease treatment based on your needs and lifestyle. He refers you to a highly trained specialist if you need lung surgery.
Call the office of Sergio B. Seoane, MD, or use the online booking feature if you suspect you have lung diseases and seek symptom relief.