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Expert and fast assessment and treatment of respiratory problems.
Respiratory medicine involves the diagnosis and management of diseases in the lower respiratory tract (trachea, bronchi and lungs). This includes the airways (bronchi), the substance of the lung (known as lung parenchyma which include air sacs (alveoli) and the blood vessels.
A Consultant in Respiratory Medicine also manages diseases of the lining (pleura) of the lung and chest wall and those affecting some structures in the centre of the chest (known as mediastinal structures) such as lymph glands.
You may have entirely new respiratory symptoms and you’d like expert help to find out what’s causing them and how they can be treated. Alternatively, you may be experiencing a flare-up of an existing respiratory condition that has previously been well managed, and you’d appreciate guidance on getting it under control once again.
The Consultant Respiratory Physicians at The Alexandra Hospital in Manchester provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management for a wide variety of respiratory conditions and symptoms. They would be delighted to help you too.
If you have any of the symptoms listed above that are causing you concern, it is sensible to seek expert medical help. Earlier assessment and diagnosis will help you to start any treatment needed sooner.
Some of the respiratory conditions that are included within these categories include:
Although many respiratory complaints cannot be cured, their symptoms can often be successfully managed. Treatment may include inhalers or medicine (such as antibiotics, steroids, immune modulators or other) and is always tailored to the individua to ensure they see the best relief of symptoms possible.
Due to the complexity of the respiratory system, you may be referred for further investigations to help narrow down what is causing your symptoms. These tests may include:
In addition, diagnostic imaging can be helpful for some respiratory symptoms and conditions:
Once any results are back, your Consultant will discuss them with you and talk through treatment options. If you have any questions or concerns, they will be very happy to discuss these with you. Treatment is always planned around your specific conditions and symptoms. Follow-up appointments help monitor the efficacy of treatment. Your Consultant can make adjustments when needed (for example, using a different type of asthma inhaler) to ensure you continue to receive the best symptom relief.
When you visit a Consultant Respiratory Physician at The Alexandra Hospital in Manchester, you will benefit from:
If you have any respiratory condition causing you concern, whether new or a flare-up of a pre-existing condition, good help is available, sooner than you may think. Book your private appointment with one of our Consultant Respiratory Physicians today.