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What to do if I have fluid in the pleural cavity. how would you expect this to affect the process of pulmonary ventilation?

What to do if I have fluid in the pleural cavity. how would you expect this to affect the process of pulmonary ventilation?

Pleural effusion: Fluid in the pleural cavity causes compression of the lung and reduces your lung capacity, thereby reducing your ventilation capacity. This is important to have checked out and treated. Depending on quantity, this may require draining some fluid for analysis. Treatment depends on cause, needs evaluation. See your doctor for advise. ...Read more

Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


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What are cures for pleural cavity disorders?

What are cures for pleural cavity disorders?

Depends: The cause of the problem determines the treatment.Depends if it is due to an infectious process, trauma or autoimmune. ...Read more

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How can you restore a punctured pleural cavity with a collapsed lung?

How can you restore a punctured pleural cavity with a collapsed lung?

Wound healing: Like any wound, there is healing. We try to normalize the presses and allow wound healing in the process to enable breathing. ...Read more

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What exactly are the peritoneal, pleural and pericardial cavities?

What exactly are the peritoneal, pleural and pericardial cavities?

Sacs around organs: The peritoneal cavity is the area in your abdomen where your stomach, intestines and glands are located. The pleural cavity holds the lungs and the pericardial cavity surrounds the heart. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with pleural tubercurlosis before, the liquid is hardened on lower side of my right lung, should I concern the liquid cavity?

Need follow up: People who had TB in chest can have old scarred out area. No need to do anything unless it is large or unless you have symptoms such as fever, weight loss, pain or shortness of breath. It is possible always for someone to develop reactivation. It is important to stay healthy with good nutrition, no smoking, use of immuno-suppressive drugs etc. ...Read more

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Had a cardiac mri. Finding: mild lv cavity dilation, normal lv systolic function; lvef 62%.Trivial pericardial & pleural effusion?

Had a cardiac mri. Finding: mild lv cavity dilation, normal lv systolic function; lvef 62%.Trivial pericardial & pleural effusion?

Sounds pretty normal: Ef is normal, tiny effusions are nothing to worry about. Was valvular function normal - ie no stenosis or regurgitation? Also, how much dilation? Was a volume given? Would followup with a cardiologist and make sure you optimize your therapy for high blood pressure among other conditions. The lv dilation and pericardial effusions could be followed with echocardiography. ...Read more

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Fluid in my endometrial cavity, what to do?

Fluid in my endometrial cavity, what to do?

It depends on: the amount of fluid. Small amounts can be normal, depending on your cycle. Large amounts are abnormal. Speak with your doctor about the significance of the fluid in your case. ...Read more

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What could cause fluid in chest cavity?

What could cause fluid in chest cavity?

Check out this link: Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/pleural-effusion-symptoms-causes-treatments.

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