The Best Pulmonology Clinic in Haverhill, MA
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Interstitial Lung Disease
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COPD with Emphysema
Our Pulmonology Clinic Accepts the following Insurance Carriers
- Boston Medical Center/BMC Health Net (BMC)
- United Health Care (UHC)
- Always Health Partners (My Care Family, Neiborhood Health Plan is always)
- Masshealth (Medicaid, MH Limited, Partners Health, Steward Health Choice, Network Health)
- Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
- Tufts Health Plan
- Tufts Public Heath Plan(Network Health)
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan
- Veterans Affair
- Optum VACCN
- NH Medicaid
- Well Sense Health Plan NH
- Anthem BCBS
- Senior Whole Health
- New Hampshire Healthy Families
- Health Plan Inc
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What is Asthma: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment What is asthma? Asthma is a medical condition that makes you have difficulty breathing. It is due to the narrowing and inflammation of the airways in your lungs. Sometimes asthma can run in families. What are the...
COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production, and wheezing. It is typically caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particles, most often...
What is Interstitial Lung Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment What is interstitial lung disease? Interstitial lung disease describes many disorders, most of which cause progressive inflammation and scarring of the lung tissue. The scarring associated with...
What is COPD and Emphysema? COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. COPD has two subtypes, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. COPD causes narrowing of the airways and can cause damage. Smoking is the most common...
What is COPD with Chronic Bronchitis? COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. COPD has two subtypes, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. COPD causes narrowing of the airways and can cause damage. Smoking is the...
What is pulmonary hypertension? Pulmonary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that affects your lungs’ blood vessels. In one form of pulmonary hypertension, PAH (pulmonary arterial hypertension), blood vessels in your lungs are narrowed, blocked, or...
Lung cancer forms in the cells lining air passages. There are two main types of lung cancer: small-cell and non-small cell, diagnosed based on how your cells look under a microscope. Lung cancer is among the top causes of death in the United States, both in men and women. Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, so if you are a current smoker, quitting smoking may reduce your chance of getting lung cancer.
What is pulmonary sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis in the lungs is called pulmonary sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis can also affect other organs such as the lymph nodes, skin, eyes, and heart. It causes small lumps of inflammatory cells in the lungs. These lumps are called...
What is Tuberculosis? TB (tuberculosis) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attacks your lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of your body, such as your kidney, spine, or brain. Not everyone infected with TB bacteria...
What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. Your air sacs may fill with fluid or pus, causing cough with phlegm, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing. A variety of organisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi,...