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what types of diseases decrease lung compliance

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Dr. Raynald Im
10 years experience Urgent Care
Chest/stomach pain: There are several conditions from reflux to ulcer disease to heart attack can all cause these types of symptoms. Lung conditions can also cause this. ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You need to be evaluated for possible lung or heart disorder
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, elevated monocytes can be elevated in some types of vasculitis. Monocytes can also be elevated in chronic infections. I am glad that you have h ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
This is: too long of a discussion for Healthtap. One needs to do their own research.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Lung disease in city: Mostly asthma and reactive airways disease. In smokers and others COPD may develop.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jen Jen Chen
12 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Expected: Residual volume is the volume left in your lungs after you exhale completely. In general, restrictive lung disease (rld) decreases your lung volumes, ... Read More
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Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cystic fibrosis: Though CF is a systemic disease, it is usually the pulmonary manifestations that are fatal. Many CF patients now live into adulthood.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Scarring: As the lungs scar and lose volume, both the vital capacity and residual lung volume decrease. That is the nature of restrictive lung disease.
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Cough, asthma, pain: Indoor mold is a very common yet often hidden problem. It can cause a variety of serious health problems including cough, asthma, shortness of breath ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Decrease FRC: Frc is the volume of air present in the lungs at the end of passive expiration. Obesity and posture will decrease the frc. I am imaging you just got a ... Read More
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