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A 46-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have fluid in lungs with liver cirrhosis?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
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 options with your doctor.
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Dr. Mario Mangas
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cirrhosis and lung d: Question is whether the fluid is in the lung (edema) or around the lung(effusion). Edema may be caused by excess fluid in the body and effusion may be caused by fluid moving from the abdomen to the pleura through the diaphragm. Multiple causes and treatment varies depending no cause. See your doctor for guidance and treatment recommendation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How to remove fluid in lungs with liver cirrhosis?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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 temporary relief.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Fluid in lungs related to liver cirrhosis?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 36 years experience
In severe cases: When the Albumin in the blood goes down, fluid can leak all over the body including the lungs.
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Last updated Aug 25, 2019

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