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Dr. Kimberly Liang
19 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune disease: Like all autoimmune diseases, the cause is not really known, but likely a combination of genetic factors and environmental exposures (e.g., infections ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
God's organ: The lungs are the organ that exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide with the blood. Breathing is the act of moving air into the lungs to perform this exc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Pulmonary: Sounds like you need to see a lung specialist.
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
Obstructive lungs: Hyperinflation with lungs that have imparted ventilatory capacity imply obstructive airway disease. Bronchodilators, coupled with assessment of bronc ... Read More
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Pulmonologist: Please see a pulmonologist asap.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Yes: Wegener's granulomatosis with polyangiitis is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the lungs, kidneys, and oth ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience Pediatrics
WG: Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) is a rare disease that causes the walls of blood vessels to become inflamed (called vasculitis). This limits blood flow ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Chance: In the past, wegener's granulomatosis was usually fatal. Currently, we have new and excellent treatment for the disease and some patients with kidney ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Several causes: Fluid in lungs can be due to several causes & it should be investigated by your doctor to determine appropriate therapy. Because the retained fluid in ... Read More
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Pain in right lung while breathing- Cause can come from the chest wall- skin,ribs & inter costal muscles. Can come from pleura- covering of the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Short of breath: A person would get short of breath, have a difficult time taking a deep breath, sometimes may have some associated pain from the origin of the lung in ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes, possibly: If the reflux of your stomach acid goes down your trachea and into your lungs you might get symptoms referable to your lungs. Before that you would p ... Read More

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