Answers in 'Interventional pulmonology'
Cough for about 30 days, Chest x ray revealed partially collapsed lung (about 20%). Just finished azithromycin. PA at urgent care says I can fly?
2 month wet cough. Bronscopy yesterday. Clean put lungs with fluid. Cough was better. Today, have wet cough with phlegm.
31 m got a echo :: nucl stress test :: ekg :: holter chest ctscan :: bronchoscopy :: Endo :: vq :: thyroid test CBC :: panel blood rule out heart and lung ? .still having vibrating heart beats :: throat lump feeling chest fullness shallow breath :: headaches
31m Any docs tell me I should do next. bronchoscope :: endo :: colon :: Ct. scan chest :: abdom MRI head. Blood test CBC :: Lyme :: Antibidy :: hiv :: serum :: 5hiaa :: echo :: holter! Psyc says I'm fine. heart beat pace::Rest feels weak chest fullness cancer?
31 m heavy breathing :: shortness breath feels full at rest. Gets worse daily. Breathing patterns becoming different Got echo holter nuclear stress test :: bronchoscopy pft and chest Ct scan normal. Pft showed positive mehtanine airway D? Cancer?heart
31 m - Is a bronchoscopy :: chest Ct scan with contrast and Vq scan good enough to rule out lung cancer or lung problems ?
7months in TB treatment now left CP angle visible in xray less opacity but a circular shadow at spot of pleural effusion n i have pain there too?
81 yr-old woman with 1 year of frequent spells of hot, prickly, tingling all over skin; hands cold, chest tightness, and exhaustion after spells.....?
A Ct looking for PE,had incidental nodules finding in rt hiler.a 3.5 mass, Pet Scan suggests malignancy and Bronchoscope showed no cancer? Now what?
An elderly man had pneumonia & was on ABs with signs of improvement warranting cessation of ABs. Could a lingering infection exist without an acute decline in his condition over the next week? WBC same CRP rising again. Xrays unclear-pleural effusion
Anyone know what test I should undergo - spitting up blood in AM. 9months. I had CT scan, bronchoscopy, seen ENT (varicose vein in throat) Whats next?
Are there types of mold that can make me sick?
Bronchoscope Dr said No cancer this am so what could it be if Hiler mass & Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy in lung?Tissue sent out after pathologist check
Bronchoscopy indicates basidiomycete fungus (6 wks); sputum indicates streptomyces (after 5 wks). Is this rare? Treatment?)
CTshows enlarged lymp nodes(Lower cervical::Mediastinal and hiller); Also possible hepato-spleanomegaly-No discrete lesion.is this sarcoid or Lymphoma?
Chest pain w::Breathing. Prev. PE. INR 2.6. No symptoms of dvt. 48 hours since onset.
CT shows calcified granuloma in left lobe, calcified hilar & mediastinal lymph nodes. Spleen upper limits of normal. Chronic pain, no answers.
CT in ER today showed an anterior mediastinal soft tissue mass 2.5x3.7x5.5cm.Bilateral axillary lymphadenopathy.Likely thymoma? googling myself crazy!
Can traveling (driving) to places of higher elevation cause a recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax? Somewhere around 6000 to 8000 foot difference?
Can a pneumothorax cause burping too?
Can I get an infection from a mosquito bite?
Can I catch hypothermia in warm weather?
Can babies get sunburned?
CBC ok but low lymphocytes, mild bilateral L-node swelling in mediastinal on 2 chest cts 13 mos apart, less than 2 cms unchanged on both, diagnosis?
Does PE::Dvt reoccurs when we are not on Blood thinners?. Possibility of having PE on Blood thinners? Best way to prevent 2nd PE Age: 28 Male Indian.
Dvt pain on my calf has gone does that mean the clot has disolved..have pain in my groin area though?
Do COPD or a pleural effusion typically cause "crackles". The crackles are apparently heard at the base of the lungs.
Does mediastinal lymphadenopathy and hiler mass mean it's spread if it's lung cancer? Thank you
Does the mediastinal lymphadenopathy and Hilar Mass mean that's metastasized?
Does sea water have things in it that can make me or my kids sick?
Doc stoped TB medicines after 6 mnths coz my Xray less hazy cp angles visible and pleural effusion D angle gone now. Only a shadow little left?Ok?
Enlarged mediastinal lymph node short axis 12mm. How long do I need to watch it for to ensure it is benign. Doesn't appear to have grown in 1 year.
Hello I currently have a collapsed lung 25% of my right one to be exact ... Im thinking about traveling to jordan from the states is this a good idea?
Had bronchoscopy with washing. Woke up from sedation,with left, side of lower lip swollen blister type thing. Is this normal? Should I pop it?
Hello, Right tuberculous pleural effusion has been diagnosed and having cough with sputum. Is it contagious?
Have u ever seen dilantin induced hilar::Mediastinal lymphadenopathy?
How long does it take to get sunburned?
How long do I have to boil water for it to be safe to drink?
How can I stop my heart from racing after being scared?
How can I recover emotionally from a hurricane disaster?
How many survive staying in hurricanes?
How often do you need to use PET scan or bronchoscope to locate lung cancer because it does not show on CT scan but symptoms tell you to keep looking?
I had a Upper abd & pelvic CT that was clear. But their was the following accidental finding: Minor pleural thickening posteriorly in the lower right zone & small bilateral pleural effusion. Couple of parenchymal bands - left upper lobe. ?
Is it ok to be on treadmill after mediastinoscopy surgery and bronchoscopy w::Lymph node biopsy? I was in treadmill for 1::2 hour yesterday&miso me pain
I had a collapsed lung 4 years ago and they had to glue my lung back up because it would not stay up on its own.My question is can I skydive?
I recently had a bronchoscopy. The report stated that my BAL "yield"was 50% what does this mean?
I had mediastinoscopy and bronchoscopy last Friday. I took bandage off today and have a good sized lump where incision is.Also no voice. What's wrong ?
I am experiencing headache (better by: rest, fioricet) same headache as felt when diagnosed cerebral deep vein thrombosis, blurry vision when present?
I have aches in left leg, different places mainly in the front of the lower leg and knee, no swelling and not hot to touch. My mother thinks DVT?
I understand that a "patchy consolidation" can be indicative of pneumonia. But could someone have a patchy consolidation if he also had,for instance, COPD & bilateral pleural effusions?
I don't have symptoms of pneumonia other than the chest pain when deeply inhaling, so I'm just questioning the diagnosis. I thought I had a collapsed lung is there any possibility that the x-ray could actually have shown a collapsed lung and been misinter
Incidental finding of rt hiler mass,pet scan showed suspicious for malignancy. Bronchoscope shows no cancer Wednesday.Tissue samples taken.Now what?
I had Bronchoscope yesterday & Dr told me no cancer, so why does chart say clinical correlation & followup recommended? What happens w::3.5cm now?
I am guessing that if an elderly person (not me) has COPD & a pleural effusion (even if the person doesn't have a lung infection) then this would make it harder to survive sepsis. But if so, would either be likely to make a significant difference?
I have a small pneumothorax from a cracked rib from hockey on Mar 17.. the lung is almost back to normal... can I fly to Denver on April 4th?
If the echo &ECG doesnt show pulmonary edema or pleural effusion or pleurisy, then how to diagnose them in early stages?
Is Akurit 4 tablet(containing 4 frontline drug for tuberculosis treatment) is alone enough to treat pulmonary tuberculosis with pleural effusion?
Is it enough to conclude that someone is suffering from tuberculosis pleural effusion by only seeing x-ray and testing pleural fluid specially ADA lvl?
Is tuberculosis pleural effusion is communicable disease, should I need to stay away from my family and friends if so than for how much time?
In how much time tuberculosis pleural effusion of approx 550ml will get drain naturally?
Is a pleural effusion always dangerous? Does it need to always be drained. What are the symptoms?
I had a report saying that I have a minimal bilateral basal pleural effusion of uncertain clinical significance. What does it mean?
Is 11mm enlarged chest lymph nodes dangerous, what is the cause of it ?
I have to stay in a shelter with lots of people. If someone has Zika, are we all going to catch it?
I have felt anxious since the news about the hurricane started. Will it go away on its own?
If someone gets hit on the head but not knocked out, should I try to keep them awake? How long?
If I’m working in the heat is it better to drink water or gatorade?
Is it ok to eat food from a refrigerator that has no power?
If I can’t get a splinter out will it get infected?
Just discovered my husband has a tear in the pericardium and that his right atrium poked thru the sac. This was discovered during an open lung biopsy ?
My CT shows borderline right neck, mediastinal, r supraclavicular and r axillary lymphadenopathy. what does this mean?
My chest xray says I have viral pneumonia, but i have no symptoms other then chest pain when inhaling deeply could this possibly be a collapsed lung?
My pet scan was highly suspicious for malignancy in rt lung.Now onto Bronchoscope so didn't pet confirm cancer?This cancer isn't curable!
Mammo came back normal. Ques regarding scar tissue on both side of breasts. No sympt. Had pneumothorax on both sides. Could scar tissue issue b that?
MRI of abdomen shows mild left basilar atelectasis, no pleural effusions.. Is this serious? I'm worried, and my follow up with Dr isn't until Monday..
Mildly enlarged mediastinal and bilateral hilar L-nodes on 2 CT scans 13 months apart, all less than 2 cms, ct again? Biopsy? No growth good sign?
Mildly enlarged mediastinal and bilateral hilar L-nodes on 2 CT scans 13 months apart, all less than 2 cms, Scan again? Biopsy? No growth good sign?
No DVT found on U::S - Dr advised stopping Xarelto 30mg which I'd been taking until results came in. Scared to stop now, because of things I've heard. Is it safe? Should I worry? Little bit anxious here.
No pleural mass in chest CT scan,clear pleural exudate (lab results say it is exudate not transudate).No fever or cough. Rule out lung cancer?
No pleural mass in chest CT scan,clear pleural exudate (lab results say it is exudate not transudate).No fever or cough. Can we rule out lung cancer?
Obliterated costophrenic angle,pleural effusion,normal blood picture&WBCs count,normal liver & kidney function tests,normal CA 19-9,cause of effusion?
Oncologists: Does medical research identify a history of spontaneous pneumothorax as a risk factor for developing lung cancer later in one's life?
Positive methanine challenge indicating reactive airway disease for pft what's that mean? Lump feeling throat for months heavyness taking breaths. Would lung doc bronchoscopy and ent doc normal rule out something throat caused by cancer ? Weak pulse
Small short axis mediastinal nodes show on CT I had NHL 5 yrs ago and I am so scared what does this mean. Doc. said scan in 12mths. also 2 4mm lung nodules. Breast Cancer 15yrs ago. I am nuts. He wanted to wait 12 mths. I said NOOOOOOOOOO
Small fresh blood in saliva in morning. CT scan and bronchoscopy - no findings. 6 months on and still happening. Could it be esophagus? ENT found vein
Started with upper respiratory virus. Then chest x Ray revealed subtle opacification on left lobe. is this collapsed lung? No one seems concerned
Twice pulmonary embolism.Ongoing burning pain in chest. Can't breath deeply. very sore when trying to breathe. Cold fever and severe headache. Nauseas?
Would small cell lung cancer in a mediastinal lymph node be classed as cancer of unknown primary if lung was clear on imaging.
What does no m. calcific..mean on CT of chest"No mediastinal or hilar abnormally enlarged lymph nodes or masses.There is no mediastinal calcification"?
What is the definition or description of: Pleural effusion?
What is the definition or description of: Collapsed lung?
What are some possible causes of bulky mediastinal lymphadenopathy(other than cancer) involving subcarinal, bilateral hilar and paratracheal nodes?
What is the meaning of: atypical mesothelial proliferation detected in cell blocks prepared from pleural effusion? Mesothelioma?
What is food poisoning and how do I know if I have it?
What is the best way to get something out of my eye?
Will I get PTSD from surviving a natural disaster?
Why does boiling water make it safe to drink?
Will standing in sea water too long damage my skin?
What types of infections can I get from contaminated drinking water?
Would you know within two days if you had a collapsed lung?