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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ask doctor...: The info provided is not enough to deduce life expectancy for patients requiring daily dialysis, which suggests the patient has fast fluid accumulatio ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath can happen from lung and heart disease, fluid in the lung indicates heart failure and heart disease. He may have associated pneumo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: This can occur. If you are producing sputum, culture results may help to guide therapy. An inbox consult is available and your films may be uploaded.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Ask the Drs: Why are you on the internet when there are obviously 1 or more Drs attending to a serious illness? INSIST that you get clear answers to all your quest ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Only some: Yes, pulmonary edema would have been picked up by chest X-ray, but not a pulmonary embolism or clot, for example. Not to mention other than pulmonary ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: I see vague connection between small airway disease and your being born prematurely. Small airway disease is not a disease per se. Is it asthma or ano ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
40 years experience Trauma Surgery
No, but: Increased pleural fluid (effusion) may be caused by pulmonary edema and heart failure. This is because the heart is unable to pump the blood effective ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
33 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Don't know: Fluid in the lungs have many reasons. Cardio version of the heart is done for different heart rhythm abnormalities. There isno direct link in m ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: Yellow mucus usually indicates an infection but it can be due to any number of causes.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ejection fraction: The 20% you read is called ejection fraction and it usually is the left side of the heart. If you imagine a tank getting 100, it puts out 20 of it eac ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes..: Viruses, your immune system, environment all matter. Hx of asthma, smoking , workplace chemical will prolong recovery time.
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