Respiratory Conditions

Some of the symptoms for these respiratory conditions include:

Allergies

Breathing difficulties

Breathlessness

Burning of the nose, eyes, lips, mouth and throat

Chest abnormalities

Chest congestion

Chest or shoulder pain or discomfort

Chest tightness

Chills

Clubbing (a widening and rounding of the tips

of the fingers)

Cough that does not go away and gets worse

Cough with mucus

Coughing up of blood (haemoptysis)

Crackling sound of breathing

Dark or rusty-coloured phlegm (sputum)

Decreased ability to exercise

Dry cough

Fast breathing

Fatigue or feeling very tired

Feeling like not getting enough air

Fever (high temperature)

Flu symptoms

​General ill feeling

Grey or pale complexion

Hoarse or muffled voice

Increased use of inhalers

Need more pillows or have to sit up to sleep because of breathing difficulty

Pale or cyanotic (blue) skin and lips

Pneumonia

Rapid breathing

Repeated bouts of acute bronchitis

Shivers

Shortness of breath

Snoring

Sweating, particularly at night

Swelling of the feet, ankles or legs

Swelling of the neck and face

Tuberculosis

Unable to walk as far as usual

Unexplained weight loss

Wake up short of breath more than once at night

Wheezing

Allergic Alveolitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Asbestosis

Asthma

Atypical Mycobacteria

Benign Lung Tumours

Bronchitis 

Bronchiectasis

Connective Tissue Diseases

COPD (Chronic Obstructive

Pulmonary Disease)

Disordered Breathing

Emphysema

Eosinophilic Lung Disease

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Interstitial Lung Disease

Lung Cancer

Mesothelioma

Obesity Hyperventilation Syndrome

Pleural Effusion

Pneumonia

Pneumothorax

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Hypertension

Respiratory Tract Infections

Rhinosinusitis

Sarcoidosis

Silicosis

Sleep Apnoea

Tuberculosis

Our consultants in Respiratory Medicine and Radiology are highly qualified specialists when it comes to diagnosing and treating lung diseases and chest disorders.

 

As a patient of The Chest Clinic you can feel confident that we will exhaust every avenue to arrive at a proper diagnosis and treatment plan customised specifically for you.

Our interests span a broad array of conditions, delivering the breadth and depth of experience required to provide both medical and surgical treatments.

The conditions listed on this page are not an exhaustive list of what we treat. If you don't see the specific condition you are looking for, please, contact us for additional information.

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