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Abscess In Lung
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Could a local tumor in the lung spread to develop bone metastasize without affecting the rest of the lungs?
Treatment of acase of locally advanced bilatral breast cancer large fungtic mass likley it occupay all left breast area with pulmonary small nodule?
NO: They're present in practically all adults - it's part of breathing the air for 52 years. ...Read more
Had a CT scan at hospital they found nodules in lungs found out not cancer. Can something non cancreous in lungs cause shortness of breath?
Did you get the: Ct scan because you were short of breath? Lung cancer screening in those over 55 that smoked, 32k screens; 4k nodules of which 1% were cancer. Find a good internist. Getting a ct at your age was unwise. Quit smoking if you do. Lots of causes as dr. Legha suggests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe, maybe not: Fluid can develop around the lung for many reasons, most common being cancer, infection and heart failure. Most of the time when a chest tube or needle is used to drain the fluid, tests will be done to determine what caused the fluid to accumulate which will then determine what other treatment may be necessary. ...Read more
Both are affected: Normally, in pulmonary fibrosis both lungs are affected at the tissue level. The x-ray can show one lung more affected than the other. Confusion can occur when a doctor calls an old scar pulmonary fibrosis. In these cases, there should be no further progression of the scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be good: Without complete details, difficult to tell. Having lung cancer is bad. Having lung cancer that is amenable to surgical removal is a far better situation. If following evaluation and bronchoscopy your team feels you are a surgical candidate for removal, it is good. Best survival in lung cancer is lung cancer that can be surgically removed (resectable cancer). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mum has cancer, of pelvic area, now a chest infection & blood clots in the lungs the X-ray showed a shadow on her lungs is it the infection or cancer?
Not sure: It could be multiplie things. Could be from blood clot causing infarction or pneumonia or cancer or atelectasis. Would follow or maybe a biopsy to prove what it is. But if she is in treatment then watch and see if the spot goes away with treatment and that may give u an indirect answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer