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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: Too many types of restrictive lung disease to answer in this short space. I assume because you are asking the question that you have been told that yo ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Incomplete info: It is hard to make a diagnosis with only one information. The lung function is an interaction of several values and changes with medicine. Furthermor ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Not edema : Pulmonay edema usually means increased interstitial fluid as a consequence of fluid overload (ie chf). That is not a consequence of gerd. Regurgitatio ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many causes: Hyperinflated lungs means that there is too much air. Now, that can be from asthma, which is usually reversible and can get better. If its from COPD, ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are many possible conditions which may be associated. It would be helpful to view the FEV1, FVC and FEF 25/75 pre and post a bronchodilator. If ... Read More
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Surgery for job: What is the size of the calcific density? Most of the calcific density is not removed.- benign Consult a chest surgeon for opinion.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
No quick cure: For this. If it is calcified, it means that it has been there already for some time. It is most likely old infection, such as tuberculosis, so make ... Read More
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Dr. Danica Schulte
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Active lifestyle: I would consider an evaluation of your immune system if the two prior pneumonias were significant (ie hospitalized or required IV antibiotics), or if ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
See below: Restrictive lung disease is a broad category with many possible causes - it can be caused by obesity, neuromuscular injury, interstitial lung disease ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Stop smoking before: There is no miracle cure for smokers lung, but first thing to do to reverse changes in the lungs of smokers before irreversible changes take place is ... Read More

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