Answers in 'Thoracic surgery'
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 am 58, I have had a triple bypass and 6 weeks later I had 3 stents put in. In July it will be 2 years since my bypass. I am experiencing a pinchin?
I am experiencing chest pain and severe upper back pain. Between my shoulder blades The following also describes me: Chest pain or discomfort. What should I do? I have been to hospital and rule out heart attack and any problems with my lungs.
I have had open heart surgery 18 years ago. I have an aortic aneurysm that has been growing for the last eight years. According to Cleveland Clinic,?
If you have chest pain of possible mesothelioma would the tumor more than likely be big enough to see on a X-ray or ct scan?
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?
If your having chest pain from possible mesothelioma would it be big enough to be seen on a X-ray or ct scan?
I am a cardiac patient who had a heart attack and 2 x stents ,all the medication seem to cause erectile dysfunction what herbal remedy would fix this?
I was accidently hit in the head with a baseball bat about 20 years ago. Could this have caused an aneurysm?
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 have AFib. My Cardiologist has recommended an ablation. He says there are new procedures. I am seeing a thoracic surgeon. Any info on success rates?
If you are having a ct scan how big would a tumor have to be to be seen for mesothelioma?
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?
I was told that pleurodesis makes lung transplant very difficult for cf patients. Is that true?
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 had a total Esophagectomy 4 years ago due to acid reflux. I still have acid reflux to this day even worse .Can i get throat cancer from the reflux ?
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 took vitamin b12 days ago I don't know if this is related or not I drink Gatorade or go poop. I have a lot of pressure on the head. Got vp shunt. ?
Is etg 500 ng::Ml, ets 100 ng::Ml considered a high cutoff level? What is the lowest and highest cutoffs for etg::Ets? Thanks
I have been having chest pains for about a week, along with back pain. Should I be concerned about having a heart attack?
I took a etg test 40 hours after eating bourbon street chicken and shrimp at Applebee's restaurant. Cutoff etg 500ng::Ml ets 100ng::Ml. Will I pass?
I had bourbon street chicken and shrimp from Applebee's restaurant. 40 hours later a etg test cutoff (etg-500 ng::Ml, ets- 100 ng::Ml) will I pass?
Is it true that the primary tumor in small cell lung cancer is often occult? Does this mean even a CT scan can't see it? Do we only detect on spread
Is a root canal safe to do one week before aortic valve replacement? Or better to wait 6 months after surgery?
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 have had SVT episodes for years, last night was different...I was dripping sweat, and tightness @my jaw and neck....Are those signs of Heart Attack?
I've had hoarseness since mediastinoscopy on 5::12.How long will it take to get voice back? Also lymph node biopsies taken,mild pain.Is this serious?
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?
If I have chest pain and my X-ray was clear do I need to worry about lung cancer why would a tumor not show?
Is a MRI better for lung cancer or a ct scan?
Lung Xray noted slight calcium on Aortic Arch. Been off prednisone 8 days for respiratory infection.Still having night sweats.Should I be concerned.
My vp shunt has been buzzing lately when I lie down. The tube is on the left side of my head but I hear buzzing on the right. Is this normal?
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 mom (59) has a small pelvic effusion, and just a little ascitis since November. I fell on mesothelioma peritoneal and got scared. She is feeling good as always. I wish someone could reassure me that it's unlikely... MRI's show all normal?
My mother has ovarian cancer, c. diff., pulmonary vascular congestion, bibasilar pleural effusions and cardiomegaly. Is prognosis days, weeks, etc.?
My mother has an aortic aneurism. She is 74 years old. Is it safe for her to fly roundtrip from Charlotte, NC to Orlando, FL?
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 mom is 73 and has high blood pressure and diabetes she has also had triple bypass surgery a few years ago. She is is the hospital now for very low ?
My dad who is a healthy 57 year old, recently had surgery for a type A aortic dissection which was successful. What is his life expectancy now?
Present ECG reort Left Atrial Abnormality and T wave Abnormality in high lateral leads after CABG operatin after one year. in 2016 janurary 19th CABG?
Splenic artery aneurysm calisfied was 16m last yr now 19m report says no change no symptoms blood wk norm Dr says to check again next yr will it bust?
Twice pulmonary embolism.Ongoing burning pain in chest. Can't breath deeply. very sore when trying to breathe. Cold fever and severe headache. Nauseas?
Urine test 500ng::Ml etg 100ng::Ml ets: Can I use products externally that contain various types of alcohol, if ethanol isn't listed in ingredients?
Wondering about jaw pain & heart attack... what does it feel like. Does your jaw feel like it may lock up & is it hard to chew. Discomfort in back?
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 mesothelioma show up on a X-ray or ct scan if it were causing chest pain I know MRI is better just wondering if the other 2 would detect 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.
When heart valves are slightly affected during rheumatic fever, can it still pump enough blood and nutrients around the body?
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?
What complications can there be after vascular bypass surgery with a graft. Surgery done 11::23::2016 and in horrendous pain almost numb feeling now.
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 is the definition or description of: Cardiovascular infections?
What is the definition or description of: Upper airway infection?
What is the definition or description of: Cavernous sinus aneurysm?
What is the definition or description of: Narrow chest?
What is the definition or description of: Chest wall pain?
Yearly echos to check heart. Have a pfo with atrial septal aneurysm. EA ratio was 1.01 on paper, normal range says (1.1-2.1). Dr didn't mention. Bad?