Spirometry Testing

Spirometry Lung Function Test in Long Beach, CA

Spirometry is a simple and effective test that helps us see how well your lungs are working. By measuring how much air you breathe in, how much you breathe out, and how quickly you do it, we can get a clear picture of your lung health. This easy, non-invasive test is great for diagnosing conditions like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other breathing issues. If you need spirometry testing, contact us today!

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Spirometry in Long Beach

What to Expect During the Spirometry Test?

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Spirometry Prep: You will be asked to sit comfortably and wear a nose clip to ensure no air escapes through your nose during the test.

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Breathing Instructions: You will be instructed to take a deep breath and then exhale forcefully into the mouthpiece connected to the spirometer.

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Multiple Attempts: Your spirometry test may be repeated several times to ensure consistency and accuracy of your results.

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Post Spirometry Test Discussion: After the test, our healthcare professional will review your results and discuss any findings with you.

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Who Should Get Spirometry Testing?

If you fall under any of these categories, you should get a spirometry test!

  • Individuals experiencing symptoms such as chronic cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, or chest tightness.
  • Patients with a history of smoking or exposure to lung irritants.
  • Those with a family history of lung diseases.
  • People requiring a baseline measurement before starting new medications or treatments.