Answers in 'Interventional pulmonology'
my dad's only left foot is swollen. He is otherwise healthy. DVT ruled out. His basic metabolic test was done in dec 2016 and seemed ok. no pain?
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 ?
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.....?
Appendix surgery 7 days ago. 2 days ago throwing up. Fever at 99.8. Feeling sick. Collapsed lung. Trouble breathing. Light handedness. Arm and leg feel numb?
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?
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?)
CT showed mediastinal swollen lymphs on both sides. fixing to have Bronchoscopy EBUS. is it more likely sarcoidosis or cancer. dipped snuff 30 years.
Can you have DVT with only calf pain and no other symptoms? Dr. Examined legs and found them to be normal. Could she have missed dvt? Muscular?
Can one have small collapsed lung with few symptoms. Could this spontaneous collapse be deadly? Some studies say that progression to tension is rare.
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?
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?
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.
Got ultrasound on leg-groin for leg pain suspecting dvt found nothing but would like second ultrasound for assurance how do I get second without refer?
Hi I am still having continuous pain in left calf just throbbing as well previous
dvt and bilateral pe is that just pain from dvt or what ? thankyou
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?
I have mild calf pain in both legs that comes and goes. It gets worse when lying down and feels best after working out. Should I worry about dvt?
Is it possible to get Mitral Endocarditis if i have MVP and on immunosuppressant (tacrolimus) and steroid?
I had a severe acute occlusive left iliofemoral DVT, June 2016. And I'm still having severe pain & swelling in both feet. My primary Dr said I'll probably have problems the rest of my life, because of the severity of my DVT. I really need pain help! ?
I'm scared I have a dvt. Had pain in thigh when walking for 3 weeks now! Help ?
I had 9 emboli's in my left lung. had all symptoms of a pulmonary embolism. I was later told that I had pneumonia. I was never sick nor had a fever.
I had a bronchoscope on Tuesday and now my uvula is swollen and has pus on it, should I be concerned?
I have APS (and hx of DVT), mild MVP, and wearing a pacemaker. My hematologist thinks of stopping my anticoagulant. Is it a wise decision?
I had a spontaneous pneumothorax(collapsed lung 40%) 2 months ago. I got the staple::Adhesive surgery(pleurodesis). Was told it was genetic and it happens to tall thin guys like me, smoker or nonsmoker. Would vaporizing cannabis be ok once I am healed?
I was told that pleurodesis makes lung transplant very difficult for cf patients. Is that true?
Is pulmonary embolism still life threatening if it's diagnosed and treated?
I have Pneumothorax surgery(VATS failed then open chest successful).It was 6 years ago and on left side.Can i go for gyming and weights now.
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?
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 mother has ovarian cancer, c. diff., pulmonary vascular congestion, bibasilar pleural effusions and cardiomegaly. Is prognosis days, weeks, etc.?
Mediastinal lymph node biopsy, small cell lung cancer. Lungs clear on CT. Is this an unknown primary or not, ie does sclc mean primary must be in lung?
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?
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?
Pain in top of thigh::Hip area when walking. Or twisting leg. Been 3 weeks. Doctors say possible torn muscle. I'm scared it's a dvt. Help?!! Difference
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
Sprained ankle yesterday. Today vein near the sprain is bulging and is blue. Does this put me at risk for DVT?
How would I know?
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
Twice pulmonary embolism.Ongoing burning pain in chest. Can't breath deeply. very sore when trying to breathe. Cold fever and severe headache. Nauseas?
What are the chances a dvt was over looked in leg ultrasound of the groin to inner knee and calf area?
What cause calf pain other than dvt in a non athletic person? I have a funny feeling in my foot as well. Doctor did physical of leg and didn't feel any need to do an ultrasound for dvt. What else could be causing it?
Would moderate mitral regurgitation explain small bilateral pleural effusion. Is it a normal finding in that context? All other tests clear. I dont want to waste money on a echo if its an expected finding.
What is the definition or description of: Pulmonary edema?
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?