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Can Pneumonia Cause A Mass On Your 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
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46, no smoker/healthy. Pneumonia w. 6x5 lung mass, ER Dr called tumor, Lung specialist say IS NOT , but after 4 months has no clues. So what i do?
I have no active pulmonary lesions, no active pulmonarytuberculosis and pneumonia, no abnormal mass lesions(lung cancer etc.), and no bony abnormalities. But i havepain in chest. Can you explain why it might be so?
Not usually: Pneumonia itself does not usually appear as a mass on an xray. However, those that have a mass in their lungs, can develop an infection on top of that so it can definitely appear that way. It is always best to have a repeat chest x ray after you have been treated for pneumonia to make sure there is no underlying mass. Take care! ...Read more
My 3 week old choked/strangled on vit D drops. If it got into her lungs, what will happen? Could it cause something like pneumonia or dry drowning?
Not really: It's unlikely that you will notice any sequelae from this little event. The reason we cough and "choke" - it's our body's way of protecting itself and trying to keep stuff out of the lungs. Even with this protection sometimes, rarely stuff will get by, but most of the time actually nothing ever occurs. The tiny amount of medicine given for infant Vit D drops is inconsequential. Relax. It's okay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 4 week old chokes on spit up once a day. We don't put her on her back other than changing. Will it get in her lungs and cause pneumonia?
Mgt/workup: It is important to bring this symptom to the attention of your pediatrician. I would recommend feeding her during the office visit so that it may be observed. It may be a problem with coordination, suck, swallow or reflux. A follow up virtual appt is available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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