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How Long Does It Take To Recover From Slight Atelectasis With Uri
Breathe deep: Atelectasis occurs when the lung is not fully expanded. When you have a cough or it hurts to take a deep breath you tend to breath shallow. Take deep breaths all the way to the bottom of your lungs and you should be able to open up the area with atelectasis. If it persists your doctor can order tests to evaluate it further.
Few hours to days: Depending upon cause, lung can open in few minutes (mucous plug etc) to days (pneumothorax).
Atelectasis: Atelectasis is a condition in which one or more areas of your lungs collapse or don't inflate properly. If only a small area or a few small areas of lung are affected, you may have no signs or symptoms. If a large area or several large areas of lung are affected, they may not be able to deliver enough oxygen to your blood. This can cause symptoms and complications.
I have had pnemonia twice in my early life and have been diagnosed with mild right basilar atelectasis. What can I do to strengthen my lungs? M
Active lifestyle: I would consider an evaluation of your immune system if the two prior pneumonias were significant (ie hospitalized or required IV antibiotics), or if you have had other infections. Consider an evaluation of your lungs, as there may be a structural abnormality which is contributing to your lung issues. An active lifestyle will help prevent atelectasis.
No...Mild atelectasi: Is a relatively common finding on chest xray. If your symptoms persist, follow up with your doctor.
linear atelectasis: Lung collapse/atelectasis can occur for many reasons asthmatics get collapse because of mucus plugs in the airway. Sometimes aspiration causes atelectasis. Infection and tumor can produce atelectasis. Ateletasis can clear following disappearance of disease process. Plate-like atelectasis is usually minor area of lung collapse sometimes seen without obvious cause or scar from previous disease.See 1 more doctor answer
Lung issue: This means the bottoms of the lungs are slightly compressed or collapsed. Think of a sponge standing on end on a hard surface, with the portion on the bottom squished together a bit. Can be alleviated with taking deep breaths in most cases.
I had an x ray done for copd, they found mild biapical pleural capping and mild left basilar atelectasis, should I be concerned?
Common: Ask your doctor usually they. Check for TB and rarely other disease can present with apical scarring
Please explain this for me: there is mild dependent atelectasis near both bases. Liver: liver is lower in attenuation than the spleen, please correlat?
Collapse: Atelectasis refers to a partial collapse of the lung. Usually due to shallow breathing or other infirmary. This is common after surgery, when due to pain, you do not take deep breaths, and an incentive spirometer can help to remind you to take deep breaths. As to the liver/spleen attenuation, that is due to congestion.See 1 more doctor answer
What does "dependent atelectasis is present posteriorly within the lungs. Mild biapical pleural/parenchymal scarring is present." mean?
Anxious re: toddlers bronchoscopy/endoscopy on tues. Chronic wet, junky, chest cough. (14 months long)some atelectasis. Stunted growth. Possible causes?!
I have sharp stabbing pain middle upper back & shoulder no sob cause? Have htn, 3/10 chest X-ray for angina found l/s mild atelectasis, fell on butt 2x
Could laughing to the point of hold ur breath cause a tension pneumothorax? I laughed so hard now my chest hurts hist: htn&pcos mild l/s atelectasis
If you: Had a bleb on the lungs theoretically it could burst. Tension pneumothorax is a severe condition the person usually can't carry on with the daily activities and would seek medical attention. For being sure consult your primary care physician.
Linear opacities in the lung base are noted compatibke with subsegmental atelectasis? What does this mean, (asthma, coughing and flem, no fever pain in, chest where brocolo area is and hurts to take deep breath s cough for 4 mths that doesn't stop and fl
Poor Asthma Control: Sounds like you have a history of poorly controlled asthma. With 4 months of worsening cough and atelectasis on CXR I would recommend seeing a physician who specializes in managing asthma like an allergist or pulmonologist if not already done so in order to get better control of your symptoms.
I have a atelectasis at the lung bases bilaterally and it appears to be a slight elevation of the left hemidiaphragm what does this mean?
Lung doc: You want to see your lung doc. Ask about a test about your diaphragm, such as ultrasound and real diaphragmatic movements, or fluoroscopy. Also discuss testing such as ultrasound, CT, MRI for the abdomen and the chest. You may also need pulmonary function testing. Ask your lung doc and good luck!See 1 more doctor answer
I am diagnosed subsegmental atelectasis, mild pleural thickening and swollen superior mediastinal and supraclavicular lymph nodes. All are releated?
Nodes: Possibly. You need a thorough check up and will probably need the nodes biopsied. There are many causes for those findings
Ct shows mild atelectasis right middle lobe and bilateral lower lobes as well as a few 4mm nodules left lower lobe. Should I be seen asap?
No: These findings do not require urgent management. Atelectasis just means small areas of lung do not have enough air in them which can be due to your history of asthma. 4mm nodules are usually benign but require a 12mo follow-up if you have no smoking history or 6mo follow-up if you've ever smoked.
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