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fluid pockets in lungs

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several: Natural after trauma or surgery to maintain fluid volume. Heart failure kidney issues valve issues heart lung machine and volume load.
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends: The lungs can retain fluid because the pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs is high. This can be because of volume overload - too much fluid in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Check weight: Check your weight on the same scale without your shoes and an increase of more than 2-3 pounds may mean you are getting on too much fluid.
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Dr. Magdy Shaaban
41 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Aggressive diuresis: yes dehydrated. fluid retention in the lung could be detected if the patient is not able to lie flat on the bed because of shortness of breath. or fee ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That sounds like fluid retention. However, you should be seen to determine if you have other signs or symptoms of congestive heart failure.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Work-up: You need to touch base with your primary care provider to he/she can get you to see your cardiologist. You need to have a functional assessment of yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Take time and see...: All what doctor can do is provide a best possible inside and outside environments to help your body undergo optimal self-healing for optimal functiona ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
It depends: There are many details that need to be taken into account when trying to answer that question. What does your surgeon say?
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I would tend : To want to avoid an amputation if possible. You need to get an answer as to why the problem reoccurs if fasciiotomies were already performed. Is this ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kakarala RAO
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Fluid collection: Even if it is fluid with no infection,Follow up by the surgeon who did the operation and possible drainage,helps healing of the site of surgery.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
21 years experience Podiatry
Ankle Fusion: Ankle fusion (arthrodesis) absolutely will atrophy certain muscles in the foot and leg, as there is no further motion in the ankle joint. This limits ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid pockets : I am not sure what this can be without examining you in person. I wonder if it is lymph edema

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