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Treatment of pleural friction rub

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 40 years experience
Pericardial crunch not pleural friction rub.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: If there is a small amount of fluid or inflammation this will resolve in a few weeks. If you experience fever, chest pain or difficulty breathing, I w... Read More
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Friction rub: Hi Prios, this usually happens when you have fluid, inflammation, and sometimes scarring in your lungs. If it is after you have recovered from a viral... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Similar: Rub is the sound we hear when a stethoscope is placed on the chest. This is due to the two surfaces of pleura rub against each other when lacking in n... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Fever, cough, pain: In a child who has a tracheostomy, hearing pleural rubs on the right would be particularly concerning as this is the most common place to get a pneumo... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
Use any of the two antibiotics above. In future use a water based personal lubricant or jelly on penis to reduce friction.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Yes -- if PEP is not successful, and someone therefore acquires HIV, it takes longer for blood tests to become positive. You cannot trust the test res... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Effusion...: There is always a small amount of fluid around the lung to lubricate the surfaces for breathing. A pleural effusion is when there is excess fluid in t... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Varies: If bacterial pneumonia with fluid= effusion are caught and treated early and with appropriate antibacterial agents, then full recovery is likely. If... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Depends on: The cause , if some one develops plural effusion after an attack of pancreatic inflammation , when it subsides effusion will clear , or some thing li... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
No: Then it is not a malignancy , successful treatment will resolve more often , some times need interventional treatment.
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