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Dr. James L. Pearle, M.D.

Pulmonologist

Dr. James L Pearle M.D. is a top Pulmonologist in Fullerton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. James L Pearle M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. James L Pearle M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. James L Pearle M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fullerton, CA, Dr. James L Pearle M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
46 years Experience
Dr. James L. Pearle, M.D.
  • Fullerton, CA
  • New York Med Coll- Valhalla Ny
  • Accepting new patients

Are there any exercises to strengthen the lungs in case of an asthma patient?

No. She is exercising her lungs all the time, anyway. She really cannot make them stronger. Be sure the rest of her body is strong, and that she is getting adequate asthma care READ MORE
No. She is exercising her lungs all the time, anyway. She really cannot make them stronger. Be sure the rest of her body is strong, and that she is getting adequate asthma care from her doctor.

James L. Pearle, M.D.

Right upper chest pain while breathing and shoulder pain into upper back

This kind of chest pain can occur with asthma, and is most likely the cause. Other diseases like pulmonary embolism can cause shortness of breath and chest pain, too, and would READ MORE
This kind of chest pain can occur with asthma, and is most likely the cause. Other diseases like pulmonary embolism can cause shortness of breath and chest pain, too, and would require different treatment. If pain and shortness of breath persists, I advise a visit to ER where you can be assessed and get chest ray or other tests to ensure safety.

James L. Pearle, M.D.

How to confirm pneumonia?

Pneumonia needs to be diagnosed by X-ray. I would suggest seeing a pediatric pulmonologist for accurate diagnosis, and treatment. This could be asthma or another chronic problem READ MORE
Pneumonia needs to be diagnosed by X-ray. I would suggest seeing a pediatric pulmonologist for accurate diagnosis, and treatment. This could be asthma or another chronic problem needing maintenance treatment.

James L. Pearle, M.D.

I can hear a whistling sound whenever I breathe out. Why is this happening?

A whistling sound is usually produced by air passing through obstructed airways, as in asthma or chronic bronchitis. This should be evaluated by a physician with a breathing test READ MORE
A whistling sound is usually produced by air passing through obstructed airways, as in asthma or chronic bronchitis. This should be evaluated by a physician with a breathing test to measure airflows.


James L. Pearle, M.D.

My son has HRAD. How can it be treated?

Can be managed, reduced, somewhat prevented with maintenance antiinflammatory and bronchodilator therapy. Needs pulmonary evaluation.

Can sleep apnea cause irregular breathing?

Obstructive sleep apnea is defined by the patient having a significant frequency of obstructed and ineffective breaths. This can lead to significant health risks including sudden READ MORE
Obstructive sleep apnea is defined by the patient having a significant frequency of obstructed and ineffective breaths. This can lead to significant health risks including sudden death, among others. It is extremely important that this condition be studied in a sleep lab and possibly treated if severe enough.

James L. Pearle, M.D.

Is breathless associated with the heart or the lungs?

Yes. Breathlessness is probably more often related to the lungs than to the heart.

James L. Pearle, M.D.