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Collapse refers to falling from the upright position to the ground. Circulatory collapse means the blood circulation is failing due to problems such as poor pumping from the heart, low blood volume due to bleeding, etc

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Dr. Loki Skylizard answered:

Collapsed lung recovery?

Patience

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Chest tube drainage/evacuation will often resolve pressure imbalance instantly. The hole in the lung from trauma or spontaneous collapse can potentially seal in just a few days (like a scab). The lung tissue takes longer to fully heal, depending on type of injury. If from trauma, associated chest wall injury (rib fractures, etc...) as well as chest tube site may take weeks to months to heal.
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Is a collapsed lung bad?

Yes

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A collapsed lung means that the lung cannot do it's job, bringing oxygen into the body and getting rid of carbon dioxide
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Dr. Jon P. Spiers answered:

How bad is a collapsed lung?

Bad

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Pneumothorax, hemothorax, chylothorax, hydropneumothorax and atelectasis all emcompass conditions where a lung is "collapsed." In atelectasis, the lung is not aerated because alveoli are not expanded. This is usually an issue internal to the airways. The rmainder are due to something outside the actual lung parenchyma - compressing the lung. ALL ARE BAD, so talk to your doc.
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What causes a collapses lung?

Defect in the lung

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Though most of the time when a lung collapses, it is caused by some type of trauma, there are some patients that have defects in the lung surface. These illnesses range from emphysema to lung fibrosis. there are some genetic mutations that also have been associated with weakness in the surface of the lungs. If the collapse of the lung was unprovoked, your doctor may need to do some tests.
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Dr. David T. Cooke answered:

Why and how does lung collapse?

A few things

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There can be multiple causes of lung collapse. The can leak air like a flat tire. This is called a pneumothorax. The airways to different parts of the lung can be plugged causing collapse. This would be pneumonia or atelectasis.
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Dr. Gutti J. Rao answered:

can allergy brings to collapse?

It can

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Severe allergic reactions can cause your BP to lower, this may cause fainting
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What does a collapse sac mean ?

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how can I cure a collapsed lung

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"Collapsed" lung is a term that can mean several different things. Collapsed lung can mean a pneumothorax which is treated with a chest tube, or a collapsed lung can mean an obstructed bronchus which is treated, when possible, by removing the obstruction.
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can I fly with a collapsed lung?

Probably

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Air cabins are pressurized nowadays and usually people with minor lung problems can fly fine. If your condition is unstable or if you require oxygen, you may need to consult with your doctor or even a lung specialist (pulmonologist) before you do so.
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What is cardiovascular collapse?

Shock

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Cardiovascular collapse is when you go into shock, with extremely low blood pressure and various other signs. Your heart can stop. Many possible causes like septicemia, heart attack, and others.
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