Common Treatments for Lung Diseases

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Lungs are one of the most essential organs of your body. They keep you breathing, purify the air you breathe and help fill the blood with oxygen, while removing carbon dioxide. That’s the reason why if there is something wrong with your lungs, it is something that you should take seriously. 

If your lungs get affected due to some disease or infection, the regular functions of the lungs get hampered.

What would be the next step if a particular organ is infected? Treatment. 

Lung disease treatment comes in various types depending on the type of disease or infection affecting the lungs. 

The common lung disease treatments are:

  • Antibiotics: One of the most common lung infection treatments are Antibiotics. They are usually given to people who contract pneumonia. Azithromycin and levofloxacin are the common antibiotics used in lung disease treatment to kill bacteria causing pneumonia. 
  • Corticosteroids: Corticosteroids are used for lung disease treatment as inflammation causes damage and scarring of the lungs. Some corticosteroids reduce the activity of the immune system reducing the inflammation of the lungs. 
  • Inhaled Oxygen: 

    One of the most effective forms of lung disease treatment is inhaled oxygen as when the body lowers in levels due to the disease, this lung infection treatment protects the heart from damage caused by low oxygen levels. 

  • Lung Transplant: If the lung disease becomes to advance or severe to be treated, lung transplant is a viable lung disease treatment  and can be the best option. 

It is important to understand the need of a check up of the lungs without ignoring or delaying it. We at Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals provide a vast number of tests and treatments to make your lungs fill you up with fresh air again. 

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