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How dangerous is pulmonary laceration (detected by x-ray), Said to be caused by long exposure to smoke and chemicals? Is it curable or complicated?

How dangerous is pulmonary laceration (detected by x-ray), Said to be caused by long exposure to smoke and chemicals? Is it curable or complicated?

Smoke and chemicals: The simple answer is YES!
It will take some time to cure your smoke and chemicals but you will feel much better.
Please don't continue with smoke and chemicals and let your friends follow your current concerns.

Please let me know how things go! ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more


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What is done for a laceration?

What is done for a laceration?

That depends: Depending on the size, area of the body, the laceration may be sutures, taped or even left alone. Let the experts make that decision. ...Read more

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How can I treat finger laceration?

How can I treat finger laceration?

Cleanse: If simple, shallow, cleanse wound and cover with dry dressing. If gapped may use a steristrip to approximate. If deep or long, over a joint, any change in sensation, a bite laceration, dirty mechanism or any impraired range of motion see a surgeon. Be sure you are up to date on tetanus immunization. ...Read more

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Laceration still bruised months later?

Laceration still bruised months later?

Red or bruised?: It is very normal for a scar to remain red (hyperemic) for several months or even years after an injury. However it is abnormal to remain bruised and may suggest a vascular malformation or hematoma or post inflammatory hyperpigmentation or hemosiderosis. You may want to discuss with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to treat a 1/2" laceration to the arm?

How to treat a 1/2" laceration to the arm?

Sutures: If. The wound is deep and bleeding it will require sutures. If it is superficial, steristrips can be helpful. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of liver laceration?

What are the symptoms of liver laceration?

See below: Pain is the most common symptom. This is due to bleeding. If the live capsule is intact the bleeding will be contained in the liver and the pain will be focused in the right upper abdomen. If the capsule is torn the bleeding will be throughout the abdomen and the pain will be more diffuse. Other symptoms could be fast heartbeat, shortness of breath, pale skin, blacking out, decreased urine. ...Read more

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How long for level 5 liver laceration to heal?

How long for level 5 liver laceration to heal?

Several weeks: A grade v liver laceration is severe. It will take several weeks to heal. Not only is the liver lacerated but you may have blood loss and it will take time to recover from other injuries. Start slow and build each day. If you over do it you will notice the next day. If you are taking narcotics for pain then use colace (docusate sodium) and senna. Be well. ...Read more

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How to deal with a scalp laceration on a child?

How to deal with a scalp laceration on a child?

How deep?: First apply pressure to stop the bleeding and see how deep it is, if it is not deep, cleanse with running water to get any debris out
if you can see layers of tissue under the skin of the laceration you may need stitches or staples to help it heal. ...Read more

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I cannot move thumb very well after laceration?

I cannot move thumb very well after laceration?

Find a hand surgeon: I suggest finding a hand surgeon in your area as soon as possible to rule out an injury to one of your tendons. ...Read more

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Would a arm laceration qualify me from military?

Would a arm laceration qualify me from military?

Not sure of the?: If you are asking if an arm laceration would disqualify you from the military than I would say it all depends on the kind of laceration, if underlying tissue is damaged. Evan then if the tissue is repaired it may not be enough to disqualify someone. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for vaginal laceration?

What is the best treatment for vaginal laceration?

Surgical repair: The most effective treatment is surgical repair. This can be done immediately after delivery in the delivery room with a local anesthetic for pain control. ...Read more

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Could a laceration to the liver cause dehydration?

Could a laceration to the liver cause dehydration?

Why do you ask?: Someone with a lacerated liver is seriously sick and will be in a place where fluid management needs to be carried out meticulously. ...Read more

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Does finger laceration usually cause many symptoms?

Does finger laceration usually cause many symptoms?

Depth?: It depends on depth but may cause pain, numbness, compromised circulation or function due to tendon injury if sufficiently deep. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a liver laceration to heal?

How long does it take for a liver laceration to heal?

Liver heals good: Liver has tremendous resilience I have seen improvement in 6 weeks but I am certain about statistical data. ...Read more

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How can I soothe pain caused by lacerations on labia?

How can I soothe pain caused by lacerations on labia?

Clean and moist: Keepimg the wound clean at least twice a day and after urination/defecation with a mild soap such as cetaphil and application of a thin layer of petrolatum based ointment with avoidance of tension or traction are likely to accomplish the fastes healing. The petrolatum will protect it from the air (like chapped lips) and also diminish pain. Products such as dermaplast are commonly recommended also. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get finger laceration?

How common is it for somebody to get finger laceration?

Common: We depend on our digits for many activities which can result in a laceration. Knives, tops of can, glass objects, rough metal edges, etc. ...Read more

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Inch deep laceration on wrist with no pain, what to do?

Inch deep laceration on wrist with no pain, what to do?

Medical treatment is: Indicated. Go now. May need stitches if wound depth > 1/4”, wound edges are gaping or jagged or if fat / muscle is visibly extending from wound. If you can’t stop bleeding that requires medical intervention. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/first-aid/first-aid-cuts/basics/art-20056711 ...Read more

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What kind of accidents can result in a liver laceration?

All kinds!: Liver injuries include blunt and penetrating. The latter are often caused by gunshots and stabbings, although industrial incidents also occur. In blunt force trauma, the most likely causes are car crashes, motorcycle wrecks and falls. Lacerations can be cause by direct trauma (e.g. Steering wheel impact) or deceleration and tearing of the livers attachments. ...Read more

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Inch deep laceration on wrist with no pain, what is this?

Inch deep laceration on wrist with no pain, what is this?

Sounds like a: Cut or laceration with a good bit of luck. Cuts over the wrist can injure tendons, nerves and lead to infection. If a cut is not painful that doesn't mean that a deeper injury can't have taken place, an exam of nerve and tends of the fingers and wrist is needed so that an injury can be addressed ...Read more

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When is surgery necessary for a partial tendon laceration?

When is surgery necessary for a partial tendon laceration?

Consult hand surgeon: Typically must be explored and evaluated by a hand surgeon. Repair will be based on area of injury, percent of disruption and what the edges look like. ...Read more

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Laceration still bruised months later. How do I treat this?

Laceration still bruised months later. How do I treat this?

Possibly a Laser: Difficult to say without an examination and cause of original injury. There are lasers that target small vessels that have also shown good results with scars and scar discoloration. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Liver laceration?

What is the definition or description of: Liver laceration?

Liver tear: A liver laceration is a rent in the hepatic substance itself usually secondary to trauma (blunt or penetrating). ...Read more