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Effusion In Lungs
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
Should I worry about small atelectasis and small pleural effusion in my lungs 6 weeks after pneumonia? I'm worried
Asbestos- how long before pleural effusions build in lungs. Xposed 3mo ago and have chst pains. Docs say not do to xposre. Ekg, pft, cxr nrml. Any ideas?
How risky is 5mm dia pleural effusion in left lung in m31 asthma patient n not enuff free fluid for aspiration for lab tests. wt next now? SOB fever
Suggest a CT: scan of the chest but your primary care doctor has to be involved. Best wishes. ...Read more
My dad has pleural effusion on his lung, swollen n painful tummy, horrendous cough, weightloss, struggling for breath. Wat could be wrong?
Ct of the chest shows.there is no evidence of pleural effusion. lung show no interstitial markings or fibrosis.minor bronchiectasis noted.scared of tb?
Asthma patient m 31 pleural effusion in left lung but radiologist says not enuff free fluid for aspiration fever SOB occasional sweating. what is it?
Possible infection: Pleural effusion is reaction to inflammation either in lung, chest wall or possibly something under left side of diaphragm Must rule out bacterial or fungal causes as well as viral. Should see pulmonologist if symptoms persist or worsen and may need blood and skin testing as well as sputum analysis. ...Read more
Asthma since birth nw pain at lower left of chest CXR says pleural effusion in left lung night sweats recurring fever SOB red rash upper back male 31?
Look into infection: With pleural effusion pain can occur until the effusion resolves. With your history of asthma, the possibility of infection is high. Your symptoms of fever and rash suggest seeking medical treatment is imperative. You may need antibiotic treatment for full resolution of symptoms. Also look into possible tuberculosis, or non infectious causes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer