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Warminster, PA
A 24-year-old female asked:

can a pulmonary function test be done safely with a patient with ruptured ovarion cyst and lower abdominal pain with free fluid in the pelvis?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Certainly : The required deep inspiration during the test may be limited by the abdominal pain. If a restrictive pattern is seen, this should be suspected. If you can blow out b-day candles really really hard, then no problem.

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Last updated Oct 9, 2017

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