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From infection: Caseous necrosis is form of cell death when tissue maintains cheese-like appearance. The dead tissue appears as a soft and white proteinaceous dead cell mass. Frequently encountered in tuberculous infections. Can be caused by syphilis and certain fungi, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and coccidioidomycosis. ...Read more
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
Sounds like lung Can: Your biopsy shows cancer, likely arising in your lung. You need to see an oncologist who can run more tests to do the staging. This means trying to determine if it is localized to one spot or could it have spread inside the body. The stage will determine the type of appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Supra cavicular lymphadenopathy wit probable central necrosis Chest xray n sputum clear ESR 48mm& Eonsophils 08% Pus in lymp node causes? M 20 female.
Infected node: Supraclavicular nodes are either primarily involved with infectious process derived from lung but ruled out by chest film. Occassional neoplastic spread to node can cause necrosis but more frequently enlarges. Best approach is to biopsy node and culture the necrotic area. Cause if no malignancy present will be detemined by organism grown out. ...Read more
Esr 48mm & Eosinophila 08%.neck supra lymp node swollen with probable central necrosis. Chest xray n sputum normal. No symptoms of tb. Wats the cause?
You need followup: There are many causes for the combination of tests and problems you listed. HIV, fungal sarcoid, depending on where you live- histoplasmosis, coccodiomycisis, aspergillosis, other fungal infections. There are a number of rate diseases as well including eosinophilic syndromes, autoimmune diseases. You will need to work with your doctor and have additional testing to sort this out ...Read more
M 20 year old female. My chest xray & sputum is negative. Neck ultrasound showed supra-clavicular lymphadenopathy with probable central necrosis.
Lymphnodes: Not necessarily TB could be sarcoid or just a degenerating node stay alert to changes and see your doctor ...Read more
Neck ultrasound showed supra-clavicular lymphadenopathy with probable central necrosis. What can be the cause m 20 yr old female. Chest xray is clear.
How important is a small amount of MRSA in your lung? Can it be considered normal as is regular s. Aureus?
Not uncommon: In patients who have been in and out of the hospital. It still would not be considered "normal" colonization and could be an issue if the person becomes sick in other ways. ...Read more
HOW MUCH TIME does advair 250/50 take to show improvement in S.O.B symptoms from oxygen trapping (170%) in lungs?
1 week: Withen 1st week on averageGet a more detailed answer ›
Colorado: The best western lung specialists are at the jewish respiratory center in denver colorado. ...Read more
When a child grows resistent (esbl kleb o) regularly in their lungs/trach, would high-dose amoxicillan be effective against a pneumonia (no c&s)?
Lungs: There are variations between humans, but on average the right lung weighs about 625 grams and the left lung weighs about 567 grams (it is smaller because of the heart). Weight variances are due to the amount of blood or fluid that is in the lung. Males have heavier lungs than females; weight proportionally to the weight of the rest of the body is 1:37 in males, and 1:42 in females. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Depends: That depends on the size, shape, calcification, location, age of the person, history of cigarettes smoking, exposure to fungal illness etc. The causes of lung nodules are many including scar tissue, old fungal or tuberculous infection, cancer, blood vessel, benign tumors of lungs etc, hence, evaluation by a lung specialist is necessary. ...Read more
Pneumothorax: Some people, especially athletic teenaged men, simply experience multiple episodes of unexplained lung rupture and collapse. I hope you don't smoke and that your physicians have talked about pleurodesis to prevent more episodes, and ruled out antitrypsin deficiency, sarcoidosis, and adult-type cystic fibrosis. ...Read more
Not likely: I assume you mean cigarette smoke which is highly toxic in the long run and will not doubt kill you eventually, but the concentration in one or two puffs is irritating but not deadly. You can't hold it in long as you are obliged to breathe in between inhalation of the toxic smoke. ...Read more
Explain question: I am not sure I understand what dryness in the lungs is- please resubmit your question. ...Read more
No: Why endanger your life. Find another safer sport. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Most scar tissue in: The lungs is not serious. It could be from effect of past pneumonia, exposure to. Toxic fumes, smoke, asbestos. Etc. There is no specific treatment other than treating the symptoms. Discuss this matter in detail with ur pcp or lung specialist. Take care! Http://www. Lung. Org/lung-disease/pulmonary-fibrosis/symptoms-diagnosis. Html. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/pulmonary-fibrosis. ...Read more