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Could Pulmonary Edema Ever Resolve On Its Own If Left Untreated
Watch out!: Pulmonary edema is life threatening. Unless the patient gets dehydrated or with significant fluid restriction it is dangerouse. It is caused by many things like congestive heart failure, fluid overload and disorders that elevate the pulmonary pressure. It requires attention soon. If patient takes diuretics it may resolve. Find the cause and treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid around lungs has many causes. It can be exudate(thick i.E pus from infection, malignancy etc) or transudative(heart failure). It may be treated based on the problem found by sampling(thoracentesis). Labs on the fluid help the clinician determine the etiology. For recurring pleural fluid, sometime pleuradesis is necessary to hep prevent recurrance. Need ...Read more
Not the only: Pul edema is fluid in the lungs due to a shift of fluid from the veins and capillaries to the sorroundings lung tissues.. This can happen when the pressure in the veins rises as in left heart failure or when the veins become leaky because of infection,inflammation toxic chemicals and drugs,etc. The other conditions include high altitude,sudden chest decompression,drowning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Yes: Typically happens upon exposure to chlorinated bleach fumes. The reaction in the lungs can range from mild to severe requiring life support. More likely to happen in asthmatics. Best is to avoid using chlorinated products, or use in well ventilated areas, preferably wear a mask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Anything that allows fluid to leak from the blood or lymphatics into the lung tissue and air spaces. Infection, heart failure, sever protein malnutrition, trauma, kidney failure, etc can all do it. Overwhelming the hydrostic equilibrium or decreasing the oncotic pressure all allow fluid to move into the lung. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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