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Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA

Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA (Pulmonology, Critical Care)

Dr. Aguila graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He has trained in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Internal Medicine at Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He has served as Assistant Professor since 2010.

Eisaku Kamakura, MD

Eisaku Kamakura, MD (Pulmonology)

Dr. Kamakura graduated from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, School of Dentistry, and the Niigata University School of Medicine. He trained at Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital and held positions in the Respiratory Medicine departments at Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Ome City General Hospital, and Musashino Red Cross Hospital. In 2021, he became the specially appointed assistant professor at the Department of General Medicine, Niigata University School of Medicine.

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What is Cystic Fibrosis (CF)?

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system, and other organs in the body.

Typical Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

  • Discharge of yellow or green sputum.

  • Noisy breathing; e.g. wheezing, rattling

  • Blood in saliva

  • Nausea or vomiting after eating

  • Repeated episodes of fever above 100.4°F / 38°C

  • Breathlessness or cough worst at night or early morning

  • Bouts of violent coughing

  • Unable to gain weight

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have yellow or green sputum?

  • Is your breathing noisy, like wheezing or rattling?

  • Is there blood in your phlegm?

  • Do you feel nauseous or throw up right after eating?

  • Have you had recurring fevers of 100.4°F / 38°C or higher?

Treatmentof Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

The goal of treatment is to alleviate symptoms, minimize complications, and enhance quality of life. Treatment consists of medications, chest physical therapy, lung rehabilitation, and surgery.

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Reviewed By:

Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA

Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA (Pulmonology, Critical Care)

Dr. Aguila graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He has trained in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Internal Medicine at Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He has served as Assistant Professor since 2010.

Eisaku Kamakura, MD

Eisaku Kamakura, MD (Pulmonology)

Dr. Kamakura graduated from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, School of Dentistry, and the Niigata University School of Medicine. He trained at Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital and held positions in the Respiratory Medicine departments at Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Ome City General Hospital, and Musashino Red Cross Hospital. In 2021, he became the specially appointed assistant professor at the Department of General Medicine, Niigata University School of Medicine.

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