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Over The Counter Treatment For Collapsed Lung
I had a collapsed lung 3 weeks ago, now again i have the pain in my back that i had before treatment, can it be the lung collapsing again, thank you?
Atelectasis (from greek: ἀτελής, "incomplete" + ἔκτασις, "extension") is defined as the collapse or closure of the lung resulting in reduced or absent gas exchange. It may affect part or all of one lung. It is a condition where the alveoli are deflated, as distinct from pulmonary consolidation. It is a very common finding in chest xrays which needs to be interpreted in the ...Read more
Collapsed lunghad markers placed in liver 3 weeks ago had collapsed lung , treatment chest tube, could it reoccur?
Open lungs up: Atelectasis of lung means there is no air iin a portion of lung. This occurs if a branch of the bronchi leading to that part of the lung is blocked by mucous/phlegm or even a foreign body (like an aspirated piece of food for example). Often use of cough, bronchodilators can open bronchi up and clear phlegm or a bronchoscope can be used to suction it out. ...Read more
Completed treatment for rectal cancer. Scans good, last pelvic scan saw scar/atelectasis bottom one lung. Had bad cold when scan was done. What??
Need repeat Xray: Stale tasks should clear over time. That will show on a repeat X-ray after one month ...Read more
Please help me with this i'm very depressed over it. I have a collapsed lung again lingering after lifting and coughing. What can I do?
Generally yes: Spontaneous pneumothorax (sp) 5 year first recurrence rates for primary and secondary types are between 20-40%. The rate increases after a recurrence. You should be evaluated by a thoracic surgeon for possible surgical treatment. In proper candidates, vats with talc pleuradesis has up to 90-95% success. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am just getting over a collapsed lung and might need a operation as part of my lung is fusing together can I smoke a vapour pen?
What to do about this? I'm very depressed over it..collapsed lung again lingering after lifting and coughing?
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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