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bibasilar lung crackles

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Causes include: Usually from fluid in the air sacs (called alveoli) or scarring around the alveoli. Examples include heart failure, pneumonia and pulmonary fibrosis.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See a doctor: If you are still having symptoms 3 months later you should see a doctor.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Crackles pot PE: Crackles can be heard over areas of embolization
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Treat cause: Go see your doc for full examine to determine cause of rales, whether heart failure or infection, etc. Cause of rales will dictate treatment plan. Goo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Can take up to a : week however if there is no improvement after 3-5 days your doctor may need to consider changing antibiotics
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not necessary: They are heard when a person breathes in (inhales) and are believed to occur when air opens closed air spaces plus can be further described as moist, ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/Follow up: Have your doctor check your chest wall and listen to your lungs. If you are having problems breathing, then please see the ED.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Hyperacusis?: Oh yeah?How did you manage to hear rales in your own lungs?Anyways, if you had a form of Bordatella infection you could be coughing for another month ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
The "hedge": It is common for a radiologist to hedge their official reading when no firm diagnosis can be made on an x-ray. Haze (opacities) just means the area is ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There is a small area of collapse at the bases of your lungs . This can occur with asthma, certain infections and a variety of other conditions.

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