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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Often : Often times, memory issues in children are actually attention problems - they don't know what was just said to them because they weren't even listenin ... Read More
Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
Memory: Memory problems are not typical of lung disease but you should check with your pediatrician.
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Evaluation needed: He should be evaluated by a neurologist or psychologist. Spending three weeks in an ICU with under developed lungs may have left subtle signs affectin ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: A collapsed lung may be related to a pneumothorax, or massive fluid and atelectasis. Some may require surgery such as placement of a chest tube for ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Pneumothorax: Generally excellent recovery saw your other question too depends on findings, and interventions like chest tube, or vats smoker emphysema age ... Read More
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Check with your lung doc. A chest ct without contrast may be useful.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Tension pneumothorax: You can die from collapsed lung, as it progresses quickly to a tension pneumothorax. Eventually, the pressure will collapse your other lung and vesse ... Read More
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: If the pneumothorax creates enough pressure, it can compress the heart. This can result in pressure on the right side, where blood returns to the hea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Find out the cause: Need to find the cause first for the collapse-pleural effusion, pneumothorax, endobronchial tumor--etc. Appropriate intervention depending on the caus ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Breathing pain: Though mechanisms of injury play a role here, both traumatic and spontaneous pneumothorax (collapsed lung) will lead to shortness of breath and chest ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tushar Patel
26 years experience Radiology
Chest X-ray: Chest x-ray is most often utilized test. If the diagnosis still remains uncertain, occasionally, a chest ct scan can be performed.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Wee
Dr. Jon Wee answered
24 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath and pain are the most common symptoms. This requires urgent evaluation.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Examination: Estimated at least 10% spontaneous pneumothorax are asymptomatic. The first line of diagnosis for large pneumothorax is a good history and physical ex ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Pain and dyspnea: A collapsed lung (pneumothorax) will be associated with pain and shortness of breath (dyspnea.) the onset will be acute, if spontaneous, and is more ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Trouble breathing: Symptoms of pneumothorax (collapsed lung) include sharp chest pains (especially with breathing), a dry cough, and shortness of breath. If the leaked a ... Read More

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