Symptoms & Signs
- Chronic cough
- Shortness of breath
Diagnosis & Tests
The doctor will perform a physical exam and listen to your lungs with a stethoscope. A chest x-ray will be taken.
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Review Date : 4/24/2009
Reviewed By : Allen J. Blaivas, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-NJMS, Attending Physician in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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