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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Severe SOB: ARDS is severe shortness of breath caused by an insult and inflamatory response to the lungs. Its not cardiogenic and can be infectious, toxic, or aut ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
21 years experience Critical Care
ARDS...: ...Is a problem where the small blood vessels in the lungs become leaky (capillary leak), causing the lungs to get very congested. This makes the lung ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends on severity: ARDS can be a very serious illness. The patient may be dependent on a ventilator to support breathing from days to weeks. ARDS causes low oxygen leve ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Possible: Vomiting and aspiration can cause ARDS and is the most frequent cause in heroin od. Sometimes direct toxicity from adulterants in heroin can cause an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samyukta Mullangi
6 years experience Dermatology
Toxic insult to lung: Aspiration, pneumonia, near-drowning, toxic inhalation and lung contusion are listed among the direct injury risk factors for ards. If the heroin dose ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lung damage: Many drugs can cause scaring of the lungs. If the lungs are too severely damaged, it may lead to ards.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: The length of time needed to recover from ARDS depends on the underlying cause. Many things can cause ARDS including infection, pulmonary embolus, car ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: The speed of recovery from adult respiratory distress syndrome, ards, depends on the underlying cause of the ards. For example, if it is due to infect ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not many: ARDS is a clinical disease; usually, chest xrays are usually suggestive. Ct scans of the chest are better. Sometimes, lung biopsies done by a lung sur ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Variable: Some people return to their previous state of health, but most have some lingering effects even as long as a year afterwards. Significant permanent im ... Read More
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