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Fluid on left lung

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Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Intuitively, : Intuitively, this doesn't sound like a good idea. I'm assuming you are not contagious otherwise you would be putting other people at potential risk in ... Read More

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Dr. Gavin Noble
21 years experience Cardiology
Close follow up: And possibly a referral for an ekg an echocardiogram.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawad Khan
Specializes in Sleep Medicine
Fluid on lungs: Lungs should not be generally affected by Parkinson's disease or rigidity. Fluids on lungs could be due to many cardiac and lung disorders and should ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Drain the fluid: It is always hard to sit and wait. If the fluid is in response to a lesion, then the easiest thing to consider is a diagnostic tap. That may help.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
Pneumonia: The underlying cause of water in lungs has often been attributed to heart problems. However, it can also occur when lungs are invaded with some sort o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/workup: It is a commonly associated finding to have a collection of fluid around the lung in association with pneumonia. If you have been treated and feel wel ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: The fluid should slowly absorb, but if you spike a fever, please call your M.D.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
31 years experience Integrative Medicine
Breathing exercises: Time now for deep breathing exercises or incentive spirometer for several weeks then recheck with chest X-ray. The atelectasis can occur from poor ai ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Likely ok: Radiographic resolution of pneumonia is typically slower than (lags behind) clinical resolution. What does the report impression say?
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