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lymphatic drainage of the lungs

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Drainage of lymph: Lymph is a natural fluid made by the immune system (lymphatic system) to keep the body healthy. Any foreign material or waste product that persists in ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatic system: Yes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and more: The major organs that produce cells key for the immune system are the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes and thymus. However, there are very active imm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not really: Shouldn't, though you could possiblly aspirate nasal sinus drainage, .
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatic system: The lymphatic system is basically a channel that carries a clear or whitish fluid called the lymph. This lymph aids in clearing the tissues of infecti ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Leak Patrol: The blood vessels leak approximately 1-3% of the fluid traveling through them. The lymph system picks up that extra fluid and (with the help of the s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Difficult problem: Compression stockings or external wraps like ACE bandages, intermittent elevation of the extremity, and MLD (manual lymphatic drainage). this is a for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
BOOP: Bronchiolitis obliterans pneumonitis.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Cartilage: The term bronchus is generally reserved for describing large central airways lined by cartilage. A bronchiole is a microscopicl airway, without cartil ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
What about them?: Please ask a specific question about the histology. That cannot be answered here = it would take many pages and diagrams. Such information is freely ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Yes.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: It is possible for a lesion in the lungs to spread to the bones without affecting the rest of the lungs.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring System: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatics: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphatic_system
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pulmonary vessels: Can't show good pictures here. Suggest wikipedia. in short vessels come off pulmonary artery, nerves in hilum.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Oygenation: The short answer is that the lungs oxygenate the venous blood.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Either or both: Both occur.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Large head: Hydrocephalus
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out these : Links. Take care! http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/lymphangioleiomyomatosis. ht ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lymph: Lymphedema is a collection of protein debris. The lymph channels may be small or the numbers low. Proximal massage can help the channels "unplug" and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatics: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphatic_system

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