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Lung disease

Among the most common medical conditions the world, lung disease comes in many forms – including pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis and more.

As some of the best lung specialist Los Angeles has available, few experts are more qualified to successfully manage and treat complex lung diseases, offering profound symptom relief, than our team at the Lung & Allergy Institute of Los Angeles.

Diseases our Lung Specialists treat

Cystic Fibrosis

An inherited disorder, cystic fibrosis causes normally thin and slippery mucus, sweat and digestive juices to become thick and sticky. Thus, they can’t act as a lubricant as intended, and instead block vital tubes, ducts and passageways in the body, causing severe damage to the lungs and digestive system.

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Pneumonia

Caused by bacteria, fungi or a virus, pneumonia is a lung infection that inflames the air sacs, causing them to fill with fluid or pus. It ranges in severity from mild to life-threatening, and can be very serious when it occurs in infants and young children because their immune systems are not yet fully developed.

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Asthma

A chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs that affects both children and adults, asthma causes shortness of breath, chest tightness, coughing and wheezing. As some of the best lung specialists Long Beach has to offer, we are able to provide relief and effective treatment options for both general asthma and the most complex and severe asthma cases.

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Bronchiectasis

A progressive disease, bronchiectasis develops when a mucus blockage causes the lungs’ airways to stretch and widen abnormally. Through this process, more mucus collects in the airways, bacteria grows and infection sets in. Though there is no cure for bronchiectasis, our Los Angeles lung specialist at LAILA are able to provide extremely effective treatment, allowing you or your child to lead a normal, full and healthy life.

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Bronchitis

A respiratory disease, bronchitis occurs when the lining of the bronchial tubes becomes inflamed. As this inflammation progresses, it affects the airways in the lungs, resulting in a phlegmy cough and breathlessness. Committed to providing among the best lung disease treatment Orange County has to offer, we’re able to diagnose and successfully manage all forms of bronchitis, providing profound symptom relief and restoring your quality of life.

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Chronic Lung Disease

Also known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), chronic lung disease is a general term used to describe long-term respiratory problems among premature babies. Though it’s a scary diagnosis for parents, with proper treatment most babies are able to fully recover with very few long-term health problems.

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COPD

Also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD is an inflammatory condition that obstructs airflow from the lungs, causing difficulty breathing, coughing, mucus production and wheezing. Most commonly caused by smoking, there is no cure for COPD but symptom relief and an enhanced quality of life is possible with the appropriate care.

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Emphysema

One of the diseases known as COPD, emphysema damages the air sacs in your lungs, causing shortness of breath that worsens over time. Though emphysema is irreversible, our team of lung specialists able to slow the progression of the disease – controlling your symptoms and allowing you to enjoy an improved quality of life.

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If you or your child suffers from one of the above conditions, please know that relief is possible with some of the best lung disease treatment Los Angeles has available. Please contact LAILA in Long Beach today to schedule an appointment, and let us help you control your symptoms and get your condition under control.

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