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alcohol atelectasis collapse collapsed lung

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Fully recovered?: If out of hospital, no tubes, no pain medication, then not unreasonable in moderation as always! cause of pneumo is relevant, if drunk and fighti ... Read More
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes and yes: There is no contraindication to a little drink as long as not to the point of bleeding or confused and aspirate. Remember, just the usual 2 drinks a d ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Like other effects on folks. If taking other meds may have combined effects. Pneumothorax collapsed lung needs treatment or observation - usually aw ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Moderation is a good rule! pneumothorax is not specifically related to alcohol like aspiration, pneumonia. But if smoking while drinking, that s re ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Cooper
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Collapsed lung: Probably not.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not usual: Alcohol does not generally have direct impact on pneumothorax per se. However, over all care may be impacted. If your pneumothorax is being treated, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: If pneumothorax should be healed. All things in moderation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
Blocked bronchi: The bronchial tree branches and lead to air sacs (alveoli) that then transfer o2 to the blood stream. If a bronchial tube is completely blocked (e.g ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Grades of the same: Atelectasis (from the latin for imperfect extension) can refer to collapse of a small portion of the lung (called a segment or subsegment) or to colla ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Not much: Collapsed lung is called atelectasis which could be secondary to pneumothorax, mucous plug or tum etc or infections, .
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually NOT: Healthy people with a spontaneous pneumothorax usually tolerate it very well. Everything's possible, but a spontaneous pneumothorax doesn't tend to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Discuss MD: Until surgical evaluation and/or treatment, refrain from flying and scuba. With guidance/instructions from your surgeon, it is generally safe to trave ... Read More
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