Conversation between a doctor and patient about the breathing disease

madugundurukmini By madugundurukmini, 25th Apr 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1mx_zkgo/
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Right lung has three lobes whereas the left lung has only two lobes. Surface area of lungs is roughly around the size of a tennis court

Few interesting facts about breath

1. while at rest the body takes in and breathes out about 10 litres of air per minute
2. the right lung is slightly larger than the left lung
3. right lung has three lobes whereas the left lung has only two lobes
4. surface area of lungs is roughly around the size of a tennis court
5. an adult at rest usually breathes 12 to 15 times in a minute

The Conversation between a doctor and patient about the breathing disease
Patient- Hello doctor
Doctor- Hello ... take a seat ... what is your problem?
Patient- Dear doctor ... I have come here with a few health problems ...
Doctor- Yes, please go ahead ...
Patient- I have cough ... I cough continuously ...
Doctor- Is dry cough or wet cough?
Patient- Its wet cough ... There is discharge of sputum ... sometimes sputum is mixed with blood ...
Doctor- Do you get fever?
Patient- Yes doctor I do get fever ... especially in the evenings ... i feel so fatigued now a days ... and also I have lost my appetite ... and also I have lost my weight ...
Doctor – Since many days do you have these problems?
Patient- For a month doctor ...
Doctor- I suspect you have TB ... Let me confirm this through various investigations ...
Patient- Oh ... this is an infection caused by Mirobacterium tuberculosis ... and this bacterium primarily infects the lungs ... pulmonary TB is a respiratory disease ...
Doctor- Oh that's really great ... you know so many facts regarding TB ... Do you know TB curable!
Patient – Yes doctor ... that's the reason why I am not tensed ...
Are you familiar with any other respiratory diseases?

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author avatar Farooq
15th Feb 2017 (#)

sir i am patient of tb and my treatment is continue before 3 month my city scan in his report every thing is good only problem in lung and now when i am deeply breathing or burping then pain in kidney place.

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