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thick fluid in lungs

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
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
if it is the cause: Cardioversion is done for irregular heart beat that will form the lots in heat their dislocation will cause severe complications , irregular heart be ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: Yellow mucus usually indicates an infection but it can be due to any number of causes.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ejection fraction: The 20% you read is called ejection fraction and it usually is the left side of the heart. If you imagine a tank getting 100, it puts out 20 of it eac ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
In severe cases: When the Albumin in the blood goes down, fluid can leak all over the body including the lungs.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes..: Viruses, your immune system, environment all matter. Hx of asthma, smoking , workplace chemical will prolong recovery time.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Drain it: Fluid accummulated around the lungs can be removed/drained with a needle and a suction tube. It is a commonly done procedure which can provide tempora ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cirrhosis: Cirrhosis often has poor protein levels and leaks fluid into the lungs and other spaces. This is very difficult to deal with. You should discuss your ... Read More
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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not necessary: They are heard when a person breathes in (inhales) and are believed to occur when air opens closed air spaces plus can be further described as moist, ... Read More
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