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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
Unclear question: Did you mean cancer with metastatic disease to lung, liver and bone? What is the primary cancer (from which organ the initial cancer cell originated)? Either way widely metastatic disease has poor dismal prognosis with short life expectancy - so its important to figure out whats the primary as different cancer usually respond to therapy differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild COPD hyperinflated lungs, flat diaphragm 58yr male 40yr former smoker now jogging healthy eating not short of breath normal lifespan possible?
Prognosis for untreated stage 3b non small cell lung cancer with low oxygen sats, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and emphysema.
It depends: The transplant center will evaluate whether based on their transplantation survival statistics and your clinical disease severity, whether the benefits outweigh the risks. The allocated organs are received first by the patients who are the most severe, and most likely to benefit from an organ transplantation. Transplantation centers will have information on this for you. I hope that this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
38yr male non smokernondrinker eats heart healthy daily exercise/no familyhistory heart disease /suffered widowmaker 90%bloc 2stents hehasnospleen ?
Nan 93yrs, 25% of kidney functioning, heart failing, fluid inside and out of lungs, Pneumonia. Max life expectancy without life support please?
Here are some ...: Hi! EmmaD, Sorry to see your facing how to manage the ending days of your nan; but, in a sense, being precious yet privileged to experience it. How long she would live still relies on the degree of supportive care with nutritional supply and drug use. If just keeping her as comfortable as possible, her life may come to end in 3-7 days although the last fighting days of life widely varies among all ...Read more
I'd like help accomplishing my health goals in 2015: Losing Weight, Asthma, Asthma in adults, Eating a Healthy Diet?
Both are affected: Normally, in pulmonary fibrosis both lungs are affected at the tissue level. The x-ray can show one lung more affected than the other. Confusion can occur when a doctor calls an old scar pulmonary fibrosis. In these cases, there should be no further progression of the scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sob despite clean xray CT lung and echo every1 on here says interstitial lung diseaseim scared already havepots/lupusdont want to die young, anxtious!
Maybe lupus: Interstitial lung disease would have likely shown up on your cxr and / or ct scan. It's probably not that. You mention you have lupus. Remember that the manifestation of this are many and include lung problems like pleurisy. I'd make sure that there were no anemia too and that medicines weren't causing this. Talk with your doctors! don't suffer in silence but be your own health advocate! ...Read more
What is life expectancy of lung cancer patient with bone metastasis age 72 male. Had quit smoking 25 years back.
Thin ex smoker 28yo shows hyperinflated lungs in X-ray would it indicate asthma or copd?12 pack year history. Fev values normal.odds of emphysema?
Difficult todiagnose: A chest Xray alone cannot give detailed information about whether a patient has asthma vs. COPD. Many factors must be taken into account. A full set of pulmonary function testing in a physician's office with FEV1, FVC, DLCO etc. and a detailed history and physical examination is the first step. ...Read more
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