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Fluid pockets in lungs

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
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
Thoracic Surgery 24 years experience
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
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
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.
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
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
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
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
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
Podiatry 22 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Fluid pockets : I am not sure what this can be without examining you in person. I wonder if it is lymph edema
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Inflammation: Inflammation or reaction to a foreign body like a bacteria such as infectio fluid in the lungs are also some disease states that cause your body to at... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 41 years experience
Lots: Anything that causes inflammation of the lungs (pneumonia, smoke inhalation, congestive heart failure, etc) will produce a sound like water moving in ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Several causes: Fluid in lungs can be due to several causes & it should be investigated by your doctor to determine appropriate therapy. Because the retained fluid in... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 51 years experience
Thoracentesis: Is one way to remove accumulated fluid from inside the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs. Local anesthesia, injected painlessly on the skin surface... Read More
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