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Lung Cancer And Water Retention
My dad has severe water retention with swollen ankles and legs. He was just diagnosed with lung cancer. How can he be helped with the endema?
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
My chest occasionally hurts. i was just coughing cause water went down the wrong way. and it was hurting real bad. is this a sign of lung cancer?
Bad habit of holding my pee for hours. Can this cause cancer or water retention? When i hold my pee i look very bloated and can literally see my tummy shrink while peeing. How bad is holding your pee?
What can cause water retention in the lungs? Accompanied by fever ..Is a 68 year male diabetic patient..Pain around the ribs and chest
Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are "A549" lung cancer cells a particular type or sub-type of lung cancer, or is this a generic code for lung cancer cells of all types?
Research cell line: A549 cells are human lung adenocarcinoma cells.The A549 cell line was developed in 1972 through the culturing of cancerous lung tissue. They are responsible for the diffusion of substances, such as water and electrolytes, across the alveoli of lungs. In addition these cells are able to synthesize lecithin and contain high level of unsaturated fatty acids. The A549 cell line is widely used as an in vitro model for drug metabolism and as a transfection host. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It might: Depends on the nature of the waste. If it gets into the air or the water table it could have an effect on normal body function and at least encourage disease. We live in an increasingly toxic world to our ever increasing peril. ...Read more
A friend of mine has stage 4 lung cancer and has spread to 2 other areas.the chemo has shrunk 2 of the 3 turmors, what should be done next?
Nutrition: Treatment of all ill health must include optimizing one's life style. Take. 1-2 TBS cod liver oil (flavored) daily. Organic butter 2 TBS daily. Try to eliminate all commercially processed foods. Drink 2 quarts water daily. Eat 5-7 fresh / frozen deeply pigmented fruits / vegetables daily. If pt is anorexic, juicing the fruits/veggies may work better in the short term. Wild fish i.e. Salmon, tuna. ...Read more
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