Answers in 'Pulmonary critical care'
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?
painfully sore throat when i wake past 4 or 5 days. Sizable lump of phlegm is immediate dark yellow::Brown. As the day progresses the pain subsides. Concerned about tonsils. First 20 mins every day my throat feels inflammed constricted and tight?
20 yer old female with small blisters on back of throat don't smoke or drink but always have a lot of phlegm,what could they be?
21 , male , smoker , 0.45 packyr . shortness of breath always and coughing.fev1 is 86% predicted and fvc is 80% and fev1::Fvc is 1.1 pef is 82% and pif is 5.09. suffered from sinusitis . no wheezing but chest pain sometime . What disease i have ?
30 yo female, former light smoker 4-5 yrs. CT scan in 2013 with small lung nodule, but no follow up. Should I be worried? The doctor was unconcerned.
76 yr old female with stage 4 SC Lung cancer & in liver. Not on treatment. Presenting with hand shakes & skin peeling off her hands- whats happening?
76 year old female with stage 4 small cell Lung cancer, also in the liver. Presenting with hand shakes & skin peeling off her hands- whats happening?
8 days span sore throat, difficult swallowing, some shortness of breath, hoarseness, phlegm upon wakening. Bumps on throat. Symptom of HIV?
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 few months ago had sob and chest pain. high d dimer, negative chest ct. now calf pain could still be a blood clot? why else high d dimer?
Asthma or emphysema? Dlco low on one pft doctor said performed wrong. Uploaded two tests. Who's available for second opinion?
A lot of phlegm in throat while eating. Having a hard time eating because of this. Can't figure it out. What could this be?
Can heat or hot weather worsen pulmonary hypertension(moderate)?
Can carrying heavy weight also worsen it?
Chesty cough can't get rid of after a cold any idea what i could take apart from cough medicine.
Can you get a tattoo on rivaroxaban? Been on year and half and suffered many injuries yet no more then normal blood loss including surgery
Can pulmonary hypertension and::Or heart failure lead to a hoarse voice?
Can alpha 1 antitrypsin cause your heart to beat hard? when im sitting against my pillow or laying down i feel heart beat in back.beats fast at night
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 untreated tough flu with inflammation of the bronchi and tough sneezing worsen moderate pulmonary hypertension? And it causing me bad headache
CT scan "Tiny nodule in subpleural right lung base" 34f smoked 13 yrs quit 2 wks doc says rescan in few mths. I can't stop worrying it's lung cancer ?
Can one have small collapsed lung with few symptoms. Could this spontaneous collapse be deadly? Some studies say that progression to tension is rare.
Can a history of infections and sepsis (December & April) cause an elevated IgM level? Finished antibiotics 2 weeks prior to blood test.
Coughing up yellow phlegm. How do I know if it's from my lungs or throat? I do have a post nasal drip but that stuff generally looks lighter in color.
Does sepsis hurt while dying ?
FEV1 60% under DLCO-Dsb 86%, D::Vasb 78% VAsb 110%. This past year is a different format and shows diffusing capacity DLCO 68%, DLCO::Va 67%, VA 103%?
How common are lung nodules? Is it common for a nonsmoker to have 3 pulmonary nodules with no current illness symptoms except a cough?
How do I tell if my cold and flu is severe and almost reaching sepsis?
How long does it take to lose consciousness when respiratory failure death is imminent? He has already passed, but I was not able to be present.
How accurate is a ct scan for lung cancer?
How long can you live with sepsis if IV antibiotics can't cure the infection but oral antibiotics are used to slow the spread of infection?
Hello there, this morning I woke up and coughed up brown::Red like phlegm. I have recently had some Sinus congestion issues. ?????
Is chest pain a common symptom of lung cancer if cancer is causing pain how big would a tumor have to be and what is the likelihood of showing on xray?
I have heavy chest congestion and have been through 2 lots of antibiotics, doc now put me on asthma puffer and prednisolone. still crook. pls help?
I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: moderate) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) abnormal echo 3 years ago with LVH, elevated RVSP, now ekg & stress test show RAE but current echo normal?
If you had lung cancer that has spread to other parts of your body would it probably be big enough to be seen on X-ray or your blood work be off?
I'm a smoker. My boyfriend smokes more than me. I m coughing and spitting up clear phlegm.it happens in morning.should I go to emergency room doctor ?
I feel my heart pulse in my upper chest left neck and left arm, sometimes in my lips. Why? I have slow heart at rest+moderate pulmonary HTN ,related?
I have mild apical ischemia 54%, echo ef 55%, mild tr,rvsp 30-40, and right bundle branch block. Can you explain what this means ?
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 can't remember if I took my 20 mg once daily xarelto tthis evening should I wait until tomorrow or take a dose now any how?
Ive been coughing for a week, phlegm.. been given steroids, and antibiotics haven't helped.
In general ,when lung cancer symptoms should appear?
Are they need years or months?
I had a bronchoscope on Tuesday and now my uvula is swollen and has pus on it, should I be concerned?
I have a really sore throats and there was a reasonable amount of blood in my phlegm this morning ?
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 get tired when standing for a while& in hot weather+I feel heaviness and bounding heart, I have moderate pulmonary hypertension, can it cause that?
I have cough with sputum, I feel better after cough medications but it return again in a short time?
If your having chest pain and worried about lung cancer wouldn't the tumor be big enough to show on a X-ray if having pain?
If hemoglobin is a little high and have chest pain could it be a sign of lung cancer chest X-ray clear red and white blood all good?
Is rheumatic fever something like sepsis?
If pneumonia is completely recovered without needing to go hospital nor breathing treatment, does that mean the infection level was not near sepsis?
I was told that pleurodesis makes lung transplant very difficult for cf patients. Is that true?
I am a pt with stage 3 COPD emphysema. extensive Bullous on lungs. question a 9mm sub pleural nodule present in upper lobe something to worry about?
If sepsis is caused by virus infection, is the patient still treated with antibiotics?
I've been coughing up a lot of phlegm and it keeps me up, is it ok to take robitussin and nywuil together to sleep better at night?
I have throat tightness and cough (quality:chronic cough) I smoked for 7 years and quit 2 weeks ago and I'm afraid of having lung cancer. Possible?
If I was having possible signs of lung cancer pain in chest cough a ct scan would probably detect the tumor?
I feel like even though I can breathe well there's not enough oxygen in my brain:: body in general (sometimes I get dizzy) what could it be?
Is pulmonary embolism still life threatening if it's diagnosed and treated?
Is it true that severely enlarged grade 4 tonsils, that are 100% obstructing (according to my ENT) could lead to cardiopulmonary complications?
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've been getting a lot of phlegm in my throats while eating. What could this be?
I've had copd for years. Last week at my drs my finger oximeter reading was 84. The nurse kept changing fingers. Why? And is this a low reading?
Is it possible to develop septic shock or another infection after inserting a cold hot dog into the rectum? We already did it. just curious.
Is it possible to develop septic shock from a cold hotdog inserted into the rectum? What if you went to the bathroom immediately after?
Leg::Trunk lethargy for 4 weeks & hypoglycemic spells. Clean : echo, lung CT scan, brain MRI. ER visit findings : potassium 3.2, d-dimer 270, A1c 4.6?
My mom has several 4mm nodules on her lungs. Never used tobacco. Family history of lung cancer. Has cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, chest's tight?
My mother is 84 years of age and has end stage renal failure due to sepsis through chronic UTI.
But now her cr-2,urea27,but again UtI with pus cell?
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?
Not sure I have a bronchitis or common cough. I also cough with phlegm and mucus last two days. Wondering if I need to take Advil or not. Thanks!
Pain in ribs under left armpit, worsens when inhaling. Had this for a year! CT scan clear although D dimer was positive! What could this be?
Please,what is the cause of alteration between bradycardia & tachycardia+bounding heart,+tired, had sleep apnea before&moderate pulmonary hypertension?
Patient had sepsis. patient died... if multiple troponin levels say normal, then death cannot be from acute HF and conjestve HF, Am I correct?
She can breath herself but they keep artificial lungs ventilation. When is it necessary and how long? why? they also mention tracheotomia...
Thin ex smoker 28yo shows hyperinflated lungs in X-ray would it indicate asthma or copd?12 pack year history. Fev values normal.odds of emphysema?
Tooth pain. Dentist says it's a cavity near gum line. And wait because extraction was done near tooth a month ago. Chills. Scared of sepsis.
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 is the comments for an echo result of the last year showed moderate pulmonary hypertension 42.57mmHg for me, with age of 19 going on 20?
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?
When I press on my leg with finger the blood returns slowly, does it mean that I have edema?also my hands::(I have moderate pulmonary HTN, related?)
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.
Why would a MRI be better at finding mesothelioma and a ct scan better at lung cancer or is there no difference for the 2?
Want to know what is the cause of alteration between bradycardia & tachycardia+bounding heart,I had sleep apnea before&moderate pulmonary hypertension?
What is the definition or description of: Pneumonic plague?
What is the definition or description of: Productive cough?
What is the definition or description of: Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency?
What is the definition or description of: Pulmonary edema?
What causes Avian Flu?
What is the definition or description of: Baby pulmonary hypertension?
What could cause recurrent chest congestion that worsens when lying down, causing shortness of breath? Never smoked, no allergies::Asthma, have anemia?
What does Mixed flora, and many WBC's and few epithelial cells mean in a sputum culture? I have CVID and interstitial lung disease.
What does "Chronically coarsened interstitial markings" mean?
Which diagnostic test result identifies someone as being at risk for sepsis?
What is atrial septal defect? someone here mentioned it when i asked about low oxygen levels, mine was 89 when they checked it the other day,
Would small cell lung cancer in a mediastinal lymph node be classed as cancer of unknown primary if lung was clear on imaging.
What can cause low oxygen? when they were checking mine i had an 89 and they said that was low. dont have heart or lung problems, did skip breakfast.
What is the definition or description of: Intal (cromolyn) allergy?
What is pulmonary fibrosis?