Chest Infection

Chest infection leads to various respiratory disorders and is a frequent complaint.

If this happens to you, please reach out to our board-certified provider at any of our UrgentWay locations.

Chest problem is a common complaint and may indicate the presence of a serious or even life-threatening medical condition. Chest pain is mostly caused by chest irritation, chest infection, chest wall trauma, or any malignancy. Prompt diagnosis is vital for timely and appropriate treatment.

Our board certified providers will discuss your health and counsel you on preventative measures, treatment and healthy lifestyle choices.

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Respiratory diseases are diagnosed and controlled by measuring the lung function of patients. Spirometry is the main test to evaluate many respiratory diseases such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and requires the use of face masks or mouthpieces.


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Our certified physicians provide a thorough diagnosis and treatment plan.

Some respiratory or chest conditions affect more than just the lungs or breathing difficulties. These conditions often involve the chest cavity and can include structural problems such as fractures or bruises. Thoracic care sometimes includes surgery, but not always.

The variety of lung diseases, respiratory conditions, and chest problems can range from asthma or bronchitis to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pulmonary hypertension to lung cancer or a broken rib. Whether you have a respiratory emergency, chest trauma, chest infection or are managing a chronic respiratory condition, our UrgentWay chest infection specialists can help. Our chest infection specialists are equipped to evaluate and treat your respiratory problem at UrgentWay. The chest infection doctors can provide medications, education, and plans to manage your symptoms so you may live your life comfortably.

We accept all major insurances…

Medicare Plans, Aetna, Cigna, Oscar, United Healthcare, Emblem Health, Health Net, Magnacare…

Important Facts & FAQs

How Do I Know If I Have A Chest Infection?

You should suspect you have a chest infection when you feel sick, have a cough, and often have pain in the front of your chest when you cough along your airways. You may also have a fever, muscle aches, and may have a sore throat or sinusitis, among other symptoms.

Can A Chest Infection Be Dangerous?

A chest infection can be dangerous if it develops into pneumonia where the infection has affected the lungs. Chest infections can be dangerous if they cause a high fever and confusion. Serious complications can also occur, including but not limited to pulmonary embolism – blood clots in the lungs.

What Does It Mean If I Get Repeated Chest Infections?

Having recurrent chest infections can be a sign of, among other things, an underlying lung condition, a vitamin deficiency, or an immune deficiency. It is helpful to see a chest infection specialist to rule out such conditions and see if anything can be done to treat and prevent recurrent infections.

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