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TB & Chest Services

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OPD Services
We function in OPD daily

Monday-Friday :    9am to 4pm
Saturday :               9am to 1pm

We examine and treat patients who have any of the following complaints: cough, sputum (phlegm) production, difficulty in breathing (breathlessness), wheezing, blood in phlegm, chest pain, chest tightness, weight loss, etc.

A. Various diseases diagnosed and treated in our Department
  1. Infections:
    • common cold
    • Sore throat
    • Bronchitis
    • Pneumonia
  2. Tuberculosis ( T.B)
  3. Screening for T.B
  4. Complications of T.B: Destroyed (scarred lung, bronchitis)
  5. Allergy: Br. Asthma(running nose, sneezing, blocked nose)
  6. Eosinophilic lung disease: Eosinophilia
  7. Screening for smoking related lung disease
  8. Smoking related lung diseases: COPD (Bronchitis)
  9. Pollution related lung disease
  10. Occupational related lung Disease:
    • Air cooler/ Air Condition,
    • Dust – Construction site
    • Garment Factory
    • Mines
    • Factory – exposure to dust, fumes, smoke
    • Poultry
    • Farming, etc
  11. Sleep related breathing problems (snoring)
  12. Screening for lung cancer
  13. Obesity related breathing problem
  14. Stress related breathing problem
B. We give acute care (emergency) in severe/serious breathlessness, cough etc. i.e. severe asthma, severe bronchitis, respiratory failure (lung failure) etc.
C. Where-ever necessary we provide ICU care.
D. We assess the functional status of respiratory system (breathing capacity) in:
  • Pre- employment
  • Pre – surgery/operation
  • In various diseases
  • In smokers
  • As general check up
E. Free availability of test i.e. sputum (phlehm) for diagnosis and follow up in lung T.B by specially trained technician Free availability of medicines for T.B for full course 6-8 months
F. We teach breathing exercises, physiotherapy for lungs where-ever necessary