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dying from lung cancer moaning in sleep

A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Seek Palliative care: A good pain specialist can control your pain. So you must seek medical advice from a palliative care specialist. Alternatively ask for help from a Pai ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Start: This may supply some degree of comfort. I hope your cousin is being seen and treated by a doc to have the best chance of recovering from this very se ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There may be irritation of the diaphragm muscle which separates the chest and abdominal cavity. Your pulmonary specialist may further evaluate this po ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There are a number : Of possible reasons for this. So, would just recommend an ear-nose-throat (ENT) evaluation to find out what it is. Take care.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunate: In end stage cancer disease , making pain free and as comfortable as possible , is essential goal , which your friend is receiving from kind people o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Measure survival: Depends on cell type, stage, metastatic location survival general 30-40% at five years, so 70 % mortality from the cancer or other things over time. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Don't smoke!: The majority of lung cancer is preventable. Avoid smoking, and avoid second hand smoke.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
High: Smoking is clearly recognized as a risk factor for lung cancer. While not all smokers get lung cancer, smokers have a significantly higher risk of dev ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
18 years experience Radiation Oncology
Assess options: If symptomatic, consider radiation to the areas of disease causing the symptoms. Chemotherapy can be considered, if agents available. Surgery can be d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
More info: Prognosis is totally dependent on staging and cell type of cancer, your fathers underlying health and pulmonary reserves and treatments he has had alr ... Read More

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