If you suffer from chronic coughing, wheezing, or difficulty breathing, you may need pulmonary function testing to determine the cause of your lung problems. The doctors at Medical Alliance of Southern New Jersey in Vineland are experts in pulmonary disease and pulmonary function testing. For your convenience, they offer the series of pulmonary function tests in the office. If you have lung problems or a chronic lung disease, call the office in Vineland, New Jersey.
Pulmonary function testing includes a group of tests that determine how well your lungs work. Your doctor at Medical Alliance of Southern New Jersey may perform pulmonary function tests to:
Your doctor may also recommend regular pulmonary function testing if you work in an environment where you’re exposed to gases, chemicals, mineral dust, or other substances that may harm your lungs.
Pulmonary function testing is used to diagnose or to provide ongoing assessments of conditions such as:
Your doctor may also perform a pulmonary function test to guide treatment for lung cancer.
Pulmonary function testing includes several types of tests that measure different aspects of your lungs. These are a few examples of the tests you may undergo:
Your doctor may perform one or any combination of tests to get the information needed for your health condition.
Your doctor at Medical Alliance of Southern New Jersey explains the procedures and answers your questions. You may need to stop taking medications or stop smoking before the test, but you’ll receive customized, detailed instructions.
Pulmonary function tests are noninvasive and safe. Although they may cause dizziness, coughing, or shortness of breath, you’re closely monitored during the tests, and help is immediately available.
When your pulmonary function testing is done at Medical Alliance of Southern New Jersey, you’re in a familiar, comfortable environment with a team of professionals concerned about your health and well-being. Call the office if you have questions about pulmonary function testing.