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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Prevention: Non smoker regular exercize weight control while there are some with cystic fibrosis and other diseases, much of the copd, cancer, bronchitis is ... Read More
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends on disease: Non cancerous lung disease is treated by pulmonologists and lifestyle modification. Early lung cancer is demonstrated to be best treated by anatomic r ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: That is a very broad question as there are 100's of things that can affect the lungs
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Scarring: As the lungs scar and lose volume, both the vital capacity and residual lung volume decrease. That is the nature of restrictive lung disease.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
35 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Extra pleural mesoth: Extra pleural mesothelioma is outside of the lung tissue, but affects chest wall movement and compliance, therefore creates restrictive lung disease w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Shahzeidi
19 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Lung disease: They are 2 major category for lung disease on the bases of pfts. Obstructive form is usually with airtrapping such as asthma, emphysema and copd. Rest ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
9 years experience Family Medicine
A few: One of the most common lung difficulties we see, especially with c-section babies, is transient tachypnea of the newborn. This occurs when there is s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Too numerous : To list here, but in broad terms they are caused by chest wall (rib cage) abnormalities, muscular weakness, scarring in the lungs due either to auto-i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Lung biopsy : High resolution cat scan thorax, pulmonary function test, lung biopsy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
All are treatable: The common lung diseases in children are pneumonia, bronchitis, and asthma. Croup is a viral illness that involves the area of the airway around and j ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Many.: Caml (cystic adenomatoid malformation of the fetal lung), bps (bronchopulmonary sequestration), lobar emphysema, bronchial atresia, hamartomas, trache ... Read More

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