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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many reasons: Severe irritation of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen can cause irritation that passes through the diaphragm causing fluid collections in the l ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
May be something new: If your symptoms were checked to rule out a clot in the legs or lung and no other surgical problem is seen, there may be another issue to work out. Su ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking more history, physical examination and may be imaging studies. How much do you weigh ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes. It is not unusual for a patient presenting with heart attack like symptoms, to ultimately be found to have gallstones or other gastrointestinal ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Postop: Shortness of breath following recent surgery is always of concern and should be investigated by the attending surgeon. Possible serious issues would b ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dildine
11 years experience Family Medicine
Go to the ER.: There could be all sorts of bad things going on. I would seek medical attention as soon as possible. Hope it's nothing serious but better to be sure ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Atelectasis: Yes, your atelectasis can result in pneumonia if you don't start taking deep breaths to open up and expand your lungs. Didn't they give you an incent ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Many causes: You should really be evaluated. It can be from deconditioning, heart problems, lung problems, smoking, kidney problems, thyroid problems...Etc. See th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Farrell
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Monitor symptoms: Monitor for other symptoms like fevers, cough. Other less common symptoms include headache, nausea, diarrhea, loss of smell, and sore throat. If short ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Short of breath: Generally a feeling of increased work to breathe is considered 'shortness of breath', generally the respiratory rate is increased at those times.
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