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What causes fluid build in lungs?

What causes fluid build in lungs?

Inflammation: Inflammation or reaction to a foreign body like a bacteria such as infectio fluid in the lungs are also some disease states that cause your body to attack its own tissue and I can closterwood in the longs also remember that all these connect organs are connected in some way to each other in the chest so if the heart fails fluking back up into the lungs and vice versa is more competine you realize but it's a good question.

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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What causes fluid behind the lungs?

What causes fluid behind the lungs?

A number of things: When fluid accumulates in the spaces around the lungs (pleural spaces), this is called a pleural effusion. There are a number of causes for pleural effusions. One cause is heart failure. When the heart does not work well, its pumping action is decreased and fluid can back up into the lungs and the spaces around the lungs. Another cause might be inflammation of the lungs (as with pneumonia).

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What causes you to get fluid on your lungs?

What causes you to get fluid on your lungs?

FLUID IN YOUR LUNGS: MANY POSSIBILITIES INCLUDING PNEUMONIA, TB AND OTHER UNUSUAL INFECTIONS, HEART FAILURE, KIDNEY FAILURE, LIVER FAILURE, AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES SUCH AS LUPUS, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS JUST TO NAME A FEW, TRAUMA, CANCER

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What causes a quarter size hole in your lungs?

What causes a quarter size hole in your lungs?

Several causes?: Aside from a gun shot, this could be also caused by emphysema often associated with smoking history.

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What are the causes of having dryness in the lungs.?

Explain question: I am not sure I understand what dryness in the lungs is- please resubmit your question.

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What can cause fluids to go in lungs instead of esophugas?

It takes a lot: To keep food or water from going into the lungs, it takes a lot of coordination between several muscles working in sequence. That's because the food crosses over the windpipe to get to the food pipe. Anything that interferes with that will cause a mishap. Normally we see that after a stroke. In your age group it most likely happens due to distraction.

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What desease causes lungs to go hard? And how is it prefented from speading or stopping it?

What desease causes lungs to go hard? And how is it prefented from speading or stopping it?

Hard lungs: There are multiple possibilities of different disease families that can make the lungs stiff. Discuss with your doctor to get information pertinent to the disease which relates to you.

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What causes a person's lungs to collapse?

What causes a person's lungs to collapse?

Varies...: Most commonly it is from either trauma that can result in increased pressures in the chest or rib fractures that tear the lung. The other common source is bleb or bullous disease of the lung. Imagine an overinflated balloon ready to pop. Something causes it to have increased pressure and air then leaks out to cause the lung to collapse. Other reasons can include cancer and bad emphysema.

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What causes black lung?

What causes black lung?

Black Lung: Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (cwp), colloquially referred to as black lung disease, is caused by long exposure to coal dust. It is a common affliction of coal miners and others who work with coal, similar to both silicosis from inhaling silica dust, and to the long-term effects of tobacco smoking. Inhaled coal dust progressively builds up in the lungs and is unable to be removed by the body.

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What causes fluid in the lung?

What causes fluid in the lung?

Several: Fluid in the lungs could mean pulmonary edema (swelling of lung) which can be caused by heart failure (multiple causes of this), infection, mitral valve disease, kidney failure, inflammation. Fluid surrounding lungs (pleural effusion) trauma, infection, heart failure, cancer, kidney failure. There are more. It's best to talk with your doctor for specifics.

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What causes lung disease in urban dwellers?

What causes lung disease in urban dwellers?

2ndhand smoke, etc.: The chief cause of lung cancer is long-term exposure to tobacco smoke. Nonsmoker cases are from a combination of genetic factors, radon gas, asbestos, and air pollution including secondhand smoke. Asbestos can also cause mesothelioma, a cancer of the pleura or lining on the surface of the lung and diaphragm. So a combo. Of pollution, smoking and other factors likely causes urban lung disease.

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Can gastritis cause your lungs to hurt?

Can gastritis cause your lungs to hurt?

Gastritis lungs hurt: If the acid comes up your esophagus and down your lungs they will burn like crazy. Called water brash is some parts of country.

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What can cause scarring in the base of lungs?

What can cause scarring in the base of lungs?

Inflammation: Scarring at the base of the lungs is a common finding on Chest Xray. Any source of inflammation or injury in the lung can cause scarring, including smoking, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and more.

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What causes a long term cough besides the lungs?

What causes a long term cough besides the lungs?

Many things: Acid reflux, post nasal drip, foreign body choking.

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What is the cause of pain in lungs when lying down?

What is the cause of pain in lungs when lying down?

Lung pain lying down: This is uncertain and you didn't give any details. If this is just going on for a short time and you have no other medical problem then it could be pleurisy from a viral infection and should get better with time, can use Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). Typically gets worse with a deep breath too. Did you overwork and strain a chest muscle? Could you have cancer or lupus - there are a lot of possibilities.

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Wondering why would smoking less cause lungs to hurt?

Wondering why would smoking less cause lungs to hurt?

When we stop smoking: Our lungs are finally able to start cleaning themselves of all the crap we put down there for years. This can result in the development of a severe cough in many people, and coughing can cause pain. However, this is actually a good sign and means that you are starting to heal, and it generally will get better after a few weeks. Try to quit completely and do your lungs/heart a big favor.

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Can smoking mushrooms cause them grow inside your lungs?

Can smoking mushrooms cause them grow inside your lungs?

No: Were you smoking them when u asked? But the underlying question really is: why smoke 'shrooms? Why eat 'shrooms? These are potent hallucinogenic substances. They're dangerous. They're not worth the high cost of the high. Many times amateur mycologists pick the wrong mushroom & you ingest/smoke a very poisonous substance & could easily die from the exposure. Is the risk of dying part of the high?

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