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what are the chances of another pulmonary emblism

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not as good if...: You did not smoke at all. Smoking is bad. Nothing good comes out of smoking, and it is never too late to stop. A 3 year history is better than a 4 ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Some increase: One risk factor for developing a pneumothorax is smoking from a water pipe (bong), as the deep inhalations and long breath holding put the lungs under ... Read More
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Higher: Population age adjusted rate for primary spontaneous pneumothorax (psp) is 7-18/100, 000. Estimated 80-90% of psp cases occur in smokers or former sm ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
CT scan's effects...: Having 7 ct scans, of just parts of the body each time, spread over a period of more than ten years, should have no noticeable effect on one's health. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not too long: For metastatic tumors, the five-year survival rate is 20% to 30%. Know if it is spread to the lung alone is better than that.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Immune system: Aspergillosis is a disease that is not routinely seen in people with normally functioning immune system. A healthy immune system will fight aspergillu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Fibrosis is used lightly at times like a scar or small fibrosis after an infection. Real pulmonary fibrosis would be different and usually progressive ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Normal swallow: First, lets decide if we want to swallow the water from gargling. In general, for any liquid we swallow, we do it very well. Our mouth and tongue help ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on...: It depends on the type on cancer, how far along it is, how the treatment is going, etc... Some cancers can spread to the lungs, but some cancers are n ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Next to unheard of: Extremely unlikely. Discuss with a lung doc. Nothing to worry about fibrosis. However, there are many other lung diseases at that age, including lam ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Pretty Low...: Unless you have a genetic condition that can cause fibrosis, such as cystic fibrosis. Other than that, it is pretty rare for a 19 year old to get pulm ... Read More
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