A 42-year-old member asked:
could i get some information on a spontaneous pneumothorax?
1 doctor answer
Pneumothorax: A pneumothorax is air that is trapped next to a lung. The common symptom is a sudden sharp chest pain followed by pains when you breathe in. You may become breathless. In most cases, the pneumothorax clears without needing treatment. The trapped air of a large pneumothorax may need to be removed if it causes breathing difficulty.
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
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