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pneumonia fluid in lungs treatment

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: This can occur. If you are producing sputum, culture results may help to guide therapy. An inbox consult is available and your films may be uploaded.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ask doctor...: The info provided is not enough to deduce life expectancy for patients requiring daily dialysis, which suggests the patient has fast fluid accumulatio ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath can happen from lung and heart disease, fluid in the lung indicates heart failure and heart disease. He may have associated pneumo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Only some: Yes, pulmonary edema would have been picked up by chest X-ray, but not a pulmonary embolism or clot, for example. Not to mention other than pulmonary ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: I see vague connection between small airway disease and your being born prematurely. Small airway disease is not a disease per se. Is it asthma or ano ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends on cause: Recurrent pneumonia should be investigated and cause of the scarring determined to ensure that there is no ongoing inflammation in the involved segmen ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
In a way: In a way, you need to treat of course, as if it was viral (your probable case since you recovered without antibiotics) you would rest and push fluids ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is common to have areas of scarification after a severe pneumonia. Fortunately it is usually a small area of the lung that is asymptomatic that res ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
40 years experience Trauma Surgery
No, but: Increased pleural fluid (effusion) may be caused by pulmonary edema and heart failure. This is because the heart is unable to pump the blood effective ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
33 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Don't know: Fluid in the lungs have many reasons. Cardio version of the heart is done for different heart rhythm abnormalities. There isno direct link in m ... Read More

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