fluid in the lungs and cancer

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Dr. John J. Fung answered:

Does fluid in the lungs be related to kidney cancer?

Not directly

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Fluid in the lungs may be related to fluid overload if the kidneys are not functioning, may be related to coincidental heart disease, or may be related to inflammation in the lung, from pneumonia or blood clot. Kidney cancer may be associated with an increased risk of blood clot which could break off and travel to the lung. If there is shortness of breath or pain in the chest, see MD immediately
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Chest tube insertion to drain fluid in lungs - is that usually a cancer sign?

Maybe, maybe not

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Fluid can develop around the lung for many reasons, most common being cancer, infection and heart failure. Most of the time when a chest tube or needle is used to drain the fluid, tests will be done to determine what caused the fluid to accumulate which will then determine what other treatment may be necessary.
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Why do lungs fill with fluid in end stage colon cancer?

Edema

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The end stages of many cancers involve fluid in the lungs which can make breathing difficult. There are many reasons; sometimes the cancer has spread to the lungs but not always. Malnutrition and the general body wasting of cancer also plays a role.
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What to do if I have stage 4 lung cancer why do I get fluid in my lungs?

From tumors

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The cancer masses may bleed or exude fluid making a pleural effusion. Multiple lesions in the lungs may also congest the lungs or create obstructive pneumonia.
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Dr. Bac X. Nguyen answered:

my friend who has forth stage breast cancer has fluid around her lungs, tumers inside her lungs and is tired. could oxygen therapy help her at all?

If her oxygen is low

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Oxygen level can be easily tested and so I would do that first. If it is low, supplemental oxygen can be quite helpful. If too much fluid, she may need to get treatment to remove the excess fluid, otherwise oxygen may not get to the lungs to cross to the blood where she needs it...
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My father is suffering frm lung cancer 4th stage, recently fluid got generated in his lungs, he also has jaundice, taken 6 chemo in 2012, what to do?

See medical oncology

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You should take him to see a medical oncologist. She / he can help you figure out if the fluid needs to be taken out and how. She / he can also help figure out if there is another chemotherapy available for treatment depending on the type of lung cancer and the condition of your father. if possible, your dad should be seen by a palliative care specialist. All the best, Ariel
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when the doctor went in to take out fluids from the lung the fluid also had blood can it be lung cancer? they also said that there were spots on lungs

Many reasons

Blood
Blood in the fluid around the lungs (a pleural effusion) can be from many things such as inflammation, infections and cancer. Your physician will send the fluid for analysis to determine why the fluid was present.
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Dr. Moji Ariyo answered:

My father have fluid in his lungs but he has stop taking medication. What are the side effects of not taking medication. Can it lead to lung Cancer?

Lung fluid worsening

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Your father needs to go see his doctor to discuss why he stopped the medication- was he having side effects, too costly? Whatever the case, his doctor may be able to offer him an alternative so the fluid in his lungs does not get worse to the point where he has difficulty breathing. If the cause of the fluid has not yet been determined, he should also discuss diagnostic tests with his doctor.
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Dr. Barry Rosen answered:

hi my grandma is in her last stage of her lung cancer and she is in the hospital and she has fluid in her lungs with only 35% of her heart beating she?

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I'm sorry to hear about your grandmother--it's terrible to experience & difficult to watch. I'm certain that her doctors are focusing on her comfort above all-else. Ask her if she is uncomfortable; if she is, make sure that her doctors know exactly how she feels.
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are polyps in lungs a sign of cancer ?

High potential

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They are in bronchial divisions, premalignent need trasbronchial biopsy, possible removal, some times need segmental resection of lung.
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