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Pulmonary Edema And Accidental Ob Death In 22 Year Old What Happened
Not enough info: This sounds very tragic, but would be impossible to answer in a forum like this. If this was someone close to you, please speak with the physician involved. ...Read more
Edema is also known as Swelling. Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
Additive: Pneumoconiosis, or restrictive lung disease caused by environmental exposure to things like coal dust or asbestos causes serious progressive lung dysfunction. Pulmonary edema is fluid buildup in the lungs, usually from cardiac dysfunction. If a person has both, it would be expected that their outcome would be worse than if they had either disease alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will negative pressure pulmonary edema happen to me again? The first time i had surgery this happened and I am supposed to have surgery again soon.
Not Likely..: Nppe is an important (and can be a "scary") clinical entity in the post op period and can happen due to sudden upper airway obstruction. It's the result of negative intrathoracic (chest) pressure while trying to breath deeply when your airway is blocked..When you were waking up. Glad to hear you did well! discuss with your anesthesiologist. All should go well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulmonary edema...: Pulmonary edema results in a build-up of fluid in the lungs. There are many etiologies for this but, if the blood vessels in the lungs become inflamed for some reason, they can become "leaky", resulting in pulmonary edema. So, blood vessel inflammation might be what you mean by "swelling"! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Anything that allows fluid to leak from the blood or lymphatics into the lung tissue and air spaces. Infection, heart failure, sever protein malnutrition, trauma, kidney failure, etc can all do it. Overwhelming the hydrostic equilibrium or decreasing the oncotic pressure all allow fluid to move into the lung. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Death : Pulmonary edema is excess fluid in the lungs. It can cause difficultly with breathing, low oxygen, and may even require a ventilator. It has a whole host of causes, and they definitely can be life threatening. Have to be very careful with pulmonary edema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid around lungs has many causes. It can be exudate(thick i.E pus from infection, malignancy etc) or transudative(heart failure). It may be treated based on the problem found by sampling(thoracentesis). Labs on the fluid help the clinician determine the etiology. For recurring pleural fluid, sometime pleuradesis is necessary to hep prevent recurrance. Need ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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