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Lung (Definition)

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


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How to get rid of pneumothorax?

How to get rid of pneumothorax?

Depends: Small pneumothoraces will get better on their own ... If 10% collaps of your lung, estimate 10 days before gone ... 20%, 20 days. If having shortness of breath, or if pneumothorax getting bigger, then need some type of catheter or tube inserted into the chest to evacuate the pneumothorax until the air leak resolves. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cough?

How to get rid of cough?

Cause...: First determine the cause. Medication related, allergy related, upper or lower respiratory infection, smoker's cough, asthma, reflux esophagitis are a few possibilities each with different treatments. See your doctor for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cough?

How to get rid of cough?

Find the cause: You need to find the casual of your cough to treat it efficiently. Some cough are due you infections , some allergic , some due to reflux etc . Hence see your doctor for the right treatment . ...Read more

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How to get rid of whiteness from tonsilitis?

How to get rid of whiteness from tonsilitis?

Time: After tonsillitis and finishing the treatment, you just need to give your body time to heal and regenerate normal tissues. The whiteness that you are referring to is a layer of devitalized or dead surface tissues that all will be replaced by normal, but this can take several weeks. Stay well-hydrated and gargle with warm dilute salt water. ...Read more

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How to get rid of phelgm from reflux?

How to get rid of phelgm from reflux?

Phlegm: Reflux does not cause phlegm (in the lungs) despite popular belief. Some amount of phlegm is normal. If you are producing too much phlegm or you have other associated symptoms, you need to be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of post shaving irritation?

How to get rid of post shaving irritation?

Shaving: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation.Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this scar?

How to get rid of this scar?

You haven't provided: any specifics about the scar so I can only give general guidance. Consider dermatological or plastic surgery consultation. Take care. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry cough?

How to get rid of dry cough?

Dry cough: It depends on what the cause of the cough is. It can be reflux esophagitis with a sour taste in the mouth and heartburn, asthma worse at night, allergies related, or an upper respiratory infection of some kind, among other things. If a smoker, stop now. There is online helplines and many aids available. Herbal tea with honey and Delsym (dextromethorphan) help relieve cough symptoms from colds. TB needs ruled out. ...Read more

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How to get rid of discoloration from a scar?

How to get rid of discoloration from a scar?

Depends: On how much money you are willing to spend. Once the scar tissue is there, little options exist outside cosmetic laser therapy with dermatology, likely cosmetic and expensive. Best is to prevent scarring. Keep tissue away from sunlight and use sunblock 50 SPF or higher when outside esp on face. Mederma can help prevent scarring. Hydroxyquinone creams can help lighten some areas. ...Read more

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How to get rid of edema nose?

How to get rid of edema nose?

Elevate head, dressi: Elevation of the head and the dressings that your surgeon places often help minimize or decrease the edema. Also, not doing too much strenuous activity in the immediate postoperative period helps prevent the edema. For more information check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How can someone get rid of a smokers cough due to marijuana?

How can someone get rid of a smokers cough due to marijuana?

Stop smoking: Best way to stop a smoker's cough is to stop smoking, period. Your physician can help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tar in the lungs?

How to get rid of tar in the lungs?

You don't......: You can't get rid of tar from your lungs, particularly if you are a smoker, chew tobacco, ex-smoker or used to chew. The lungs can break down some of it but it usually stays in your lungs. It is best to quit smoking or chewing ASAP. Better yet, Don't start smoking or chewing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry cuogh?

How to get rid of dry cuogh?

Many possibilities: You could have a dry cough from an ace inhibitor blood pressure medicine - change to a different medicine. You could have simple lung inflammation perhaps from smoking or exposure to other irritants - avoid the dust, fires, fumes, etc. If it's short-term, it may just be a virus - take supportive medication. If you have a heart or lung condition (asthma, chf), talk to your fp about medication choice. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bronchitis congestion?

How to get rid of bronchitis congestion?

Bronchitis: Bronchodilators, oral and inhaled steroids and antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to get rid of from lacrimation?

Depends on the cause: If your tearing is from a blocked tear duct, then the duct needs to be opened. If the tearing is from dry eyes (and you are tearing too much to compensate for it) then you need artificial tear drops to soothe your eyes. This will stop the tearing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a cough the quickest?

How to get rid of a cough the quickest?

Etiology?: In order to get rid of a cough, you must first have the etiolgy of the cough diagnosed. Possible etiologies of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm of any kind, sinusitis, gerd or even a combination of factors and all these diagnoses have different treatments. So, see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash due to bismuth?

How to get rid of a rash due to bismuth?

Stop any bismuth: Pepto-bisnol contains bismuth, do not use it and go over any meds or otc you are using to check to ingredients. ...Read more

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Symptoms: pain & irritation in my right lung, jaw, ear, throat, tongue. Dizzy, light sensitivity. What did i inhale and how do I get rid of it?

Symptoms:  pain & irritation in my right lung, jaw, ear, throat, tongue.  Dizzy, light sensitivity.  What did i inhale and how do I get rid of it?

Unknown: Was i there with you to see what you did or didn't do? Was i there to see you inhale anything? Get real and take responsibility for whatever you did and see an md. ...Read more

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How to get rid of post shaving irritation?

Shaving: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation.Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tar in the lungs?

You don't......: You can't get rid of tar from your lungs, particularly if you are a smoker, chew tobacco, ex-smoker or used to chew. The lungs can break down some of it but it usually stays in your lungs. It is best to quit smoking or chewing ASAP. Better yet, Don't start smoking or chewing. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of cysts in my lungs?

How do I get rid of cysts in my lungs?

Depends on the cause: Cystic lung disease has many possible causes. For some, the cysts have a genetic basis (e.g., cystic fibrosis). For others, the cause may be infectious, as certain bacteria and fungi are associated with this finding. A consultation with lung specialist (pulmonologist) may be helpful in determining the underlying cause and therefore the treatment. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a cold sore or calm down the irritation?

What do I do to get rid of a cold sore or calm down the irritation?

Some options: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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Had skin irritation like 8yrs ago.it left black round scars,d scars are now faded to light brown but I stil feel concious, how do I get rid of them?

Had skin irritation like 8yrs ago.it left black round scars,d scars are now faded to light brown but I stil feel concious, how do I get rid of them?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist could evaluate you and inform you of any possible way to accomplish what you desire if treatment is feasible. ...Read more

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I have been having a problem with ingrown hairs lately using new razors. Or irritation. What causes this to happen and what's a good way to get rid?

I have been having a problem with ingrown hairs lately using new razors. Or irritation.  What causes this to happen and what's a good way to get rid?

Pseudofolliculitis: Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a disorder that occurs mainly in black men. If curly beard hairs are cut too short, they may curve back into the skin and cause inflammation. Bump patrol is a revolutionary after shave intensive treatment to resolve painful razor bumps as a result of shaving. Dermatologist recommended, bump patrol is guaranteed to give results in 7 days. ...Read more

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How to get rid of fluid in the lungs naturally?

How to get rid of fluid in the lungs naturally?

LO salt, need help!: Fluid in lungs (pulmonary edema) can be due to many causes: heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure.... Pulmonary edema is usually treated with water pills (diuretics) and low salt diet. Depedending on the exact cause other medications may help: e.g. Coreg (carvedilol) for heart failure.. Management of pulmonary edema usually requires a physician team expert in internal medicine problems. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of nose irritation?

How do I get rid of nose irritation?

Get a diagnosis: Nose "irritation" is a very non-specific complaint. In order to know what to do, you have to have a physician who can do a complete examination of the nose and related structures (ears, nose, sinuses, throat) and understand the immune system. Then you will hopefully have a diagnosis and get the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne without irritation?

How can I get rid of acne without irritation?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of vaginal irritation and dryness?

How can I get rid of vaginal irritation and dryness?

Hypoallergenic : No bleach, no fabric softeners, no dryer sheets, no tub baths just showers, use neutrogena or aveeno (oatmeal) soap over the genitals, no wash clothe, apply olive oil over entrance of the vagina as often as you need to. Use white non scented toilet paper, pads or tampons. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of posin ivy faster or soothe the irritation and itching?

How do I get rid of posin ivy faster or soothe the irritation and itching?

Calamine and steroid: Use calamine to help dry and ease the itch early on and then switch to an over the counter steroid to help it when its dried. Go see a dermatologist if this isnt enough to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I always have mucus in my lungs, not that bad, but how can I get rid of it, what is the reason?

Why do I always have mucus in my lungs, not that bad, but how can I get rid of it, what is the reason?

Doctor can evaluate: A person who has a cough producing mucus should see a doctor. The doctor can evaluate to see if there is allergies, asthma, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, or perhaps another problem in the throat or chest. Problems can be more serious if the person is a smoker or has other health problems. Smoking is a major risk factor for several lung diseases, including cancer. ...Read more

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My baby is 4 months old he has a lot of flem how can I get rid of it. The dr said it's not in his lungs?

My baby is 4 months old he has a lot of flem how can I get rid of it. The dr said it's not in his lungs?

Probably allergies: Phlegm is usually produced by the upper respiratory tract (nose) -- post nasal drip. If present more than two weeks it is likely allergies. Yes, even babies can be sensitive to environmental allergens (pollens, cigarette smoke, cat dander, dust mites). Clean up the environment. Use the graco nasal suction device to remove the mucous. Btw a 4 month old infant should not be getting advil. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the redness, irritation, and dry skin around my nose?

How can I get rid of the redness, irritation, and dry skin around my nose?

OTC Steroid Cream: One place to start would be to apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream from the store. Because this is your face, i would be very conservative whenever using steroid, so only apply it once a day. ...Read more

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If you are eating and inhale something like spaghetti sauce? How would your lungs get rid of the foreign substance?

If you are eating and inhale something like spaghetti sauce? How would your lungs get rid of the foreign substance?

Cough and swallow: So first your lungs and bronchi try to expel it by coughing 'your lungs out.' in all seriousness this gets rid of quite a lot of the toxic substances. If you cannot cough it out something must take it out or someone helps you like patting on back etc. After that whatever is left is engulfed by the natural killer cells in the lungs. These break down the particles by surrounding them and expelng. ...Read more

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If medications can't shrink or get rid of the blood clot in my lungs, will I need surgery to get it out?

If medications can't shrink or get rid of the blood clot in my lungs, will I need surgery to get it out?

Maybe: Pulmonary embolectomy is not a commonly done procedure, but some surgeons specialize in it. Can also try through catheter. If it is necessary in your case, you will be referred. Not usually necessary. ...Read more

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