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Does surgery effect dead lung tissue?

Does surgery effect dead lung tissue?

Depends: Depending on situation surgery may be required to remove dead or devitalized lung tissue. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

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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How does the lung tissue of a smoker look in comparison to a healthy lung tissue?

How does the lung tissue of a smoker look in comparison to a healthy lung tissue?

Normal lung: Is pink, moist and bubbly. A smoked lung is black, rift with holes, non-pliant. ...Read more

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What does its mean when you are diagnosed with critical mass of viable lung tissue?

What does its mean when you are diagnosed with critical mass of viable lung tissue?

? COPD?: Ghee I googled that and could not find anything. You have have take a sentence out of a paragraph that needs clarification. ...Read more

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Can localised 2nd degree contact burns on ribcage (metal rod 20 second contact) damage underlying lung tissue?

Can localised 2nd degree contact burns on ribcage (metal rod 20 second contact) damage underlying lung tissue?

Highly unlikely: It depends on if there is any other trauma with the impact of the rod, but a 2nd degree burn itself should not cause any damage to the lung. A 2nd degree burn by definition is only a partial thickness injury to the skin only, so you should have no worries. ...Read more

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Can TB lympadentitis cause lung tissue scarring without having pulmonary tb?

Can TB lympadentitis cause lung tissue scarring without having pulmonary tb?

Depends: Tb settles in lung and nodes commonly.
Depending on area and degree of scarring, nodes and lung (Ghon complexes) and pleura can be affected and scar and calcify over time. ...Read more

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Does a person in the final stages of emphysema ever cough up lung tissue?

Does a person in the final stages of emphysema ever cough up lung tissue?

Heart Disease: The leading cause of death for patients with emphysema is cardiac disease (heart attack) irrespective of the stage of copd). ...Read more

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I had lung xray, I think my semen was also exposed, is my sperm become dead? Do I need to masturbate to remove dead sperm, how many times?

Not a concern: There is essentially no appreciable gonadal radiation dose from a single chest x-ray. To learn more about radiation exposure please visit:

http://www. Conciergeradiologist. Com/radiation-exposure. Html. ...Read more

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Sorry I had 2 lung xray on mar 13 & apr 25, 2013 I think my semen was also exposed, is my sperm become dead? Do I need to masturbate to remove it?

Sorry I had 2 lung xray on mar 13 & apr 25, 2013 I think my semen was also exposed, is my sperm become dead? Do I need to masturbate to remove it?

No: Having a check x-ray or other diagnostic x-ray would not damage your sperm significantly, even if it was exposed (with the possible exception if you are trying to father a child). There is no medical necessity to masturbate unless you wish to. ...Read more

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A 5 y. O. Child with shortness of breath & clearing her thoat, X-ray showed high density lung tissue markings. What is it? Pls recommend a tratment.

A 5 y. O. Child with shortness of breath & clearing her thoat, X-ray showed high density lung tissue markings. What is it? Pls recommend a tratment.

Several possibls: Without doing an exam and seeing the x-ray it leaves too much to speculate about. This could be a mild viral process or a true pneumonia. The primary ordering the x-ray has more data to work with and should provide the diagnosis and plan for treatment. ...Read more

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Bronchoscope Dr said No cancer this am so what could it be if Hiler mass & Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy in lung? Tissue sent out after pathologist check

Bronchoscope Dr said No cancer this am so what could it be if Hiler mass & Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy in lung? Tissue sent out after pathologist check

A few possibilities: Several things other than cancer can cause such abnormalities. Various infections and sarcoidosis come to mind. There's no way for a forum doctor to say anything more. The doctor (s) treating you or who did the bronchoscopy are the best to ask. ...Read more

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Are all ID's, Toxins, Pathogens in the brain tissue or lung tissue detectable through blood work if smoked or inhaled via nose and/or mouth?

Are all ID's, Toxins, Pathogens in the brain tissue or lung tissue detectable through blood work if smoked or inhaled via nose and/or mouth?

No, of course not: Modern doctors are good, but they're not THAT good. In reality, there are many potential infections or toxins that have yet to be studied and thus are unknown to modern medicine at this time. ...Read more

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A friend had a spi 4yrs ago. He was cough up blood. The dr says apart of his lung is dead. What does this mean and what can be done to fix this?

A friend had a spi 4yrs ago. He was cough up blood. The dr says apart of his lung is dead. What does this mean and what can be done to fix this?

Cough: Not sure what spi is but sounds like your friend has smoking related lung disease. The dead lung reference may be due to the physician seeing an area where there is emphysema on an x-ray or bases in results of pulmonary function test. If your friend is seeing blood from nose/ mouth, then he/she should be seen by a doctor. Could be a sign of something benign or something malignant. ...Read more

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Can a partially dead lung cause shortness of breath & a headache?

Yes: Not sure what you mean by dead lung, but if part of it does not work for any cause, shortness of breath can result. ...Read more

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Pls. Tell a little exactly how sperm in the testes is being reabsorbed or recycled. I think I have dead sperm in my testes due to 2x lung xray.?

Pls. Tell a little exactly how sperm in the testes is being reabsorbed or recycled. I think I have dead sperm in my testes due to 2x lung xray.?

With ejavulate: All sperm are ejected with each ejaculation. Live or dead. Exposure to small amounts of x-ray have no long term effects. Do nothing. Don't worry. ...Read more

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Do lung diseases result in increased dead space in your respiratory system?

Do lung diseases result in increased dead space in your respiratory system?

Dead space in lung: Dead space is a term used to describe an area of the lung where gas exchange cannot occur - it does not mean dead lung tissue. Everyone has dead space and it is comprised mainly of your airways. It is measured as a percentage. Dead space is affected by many variables including the size of the breath we inhale. Dead space typically decreases as we exercise because we take bigger breaths. ...Read more

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What happens if you in hale dead skin my face keeps peeling nonstop like there are small skills cells everywere like what if it got in the lungs nose?

What happens if you in hale dead skin my face keeps peeling nonstop like there are small skills cells everywere like what if it got in the lungs nose?

Not a lung problem: The problem is why is your skin shedding large Mount of dead skin. Your nose is filled with mucosal and hair cells to protect foreign material from getting into your lungs. You need to see a dermatologist (skin doctor). ...Read more

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Bedridden. Fear blood clot, but afraid to go to Dr as it might dislodge a clot and go to lungs. What to do? Afraid of dropping dead if I move much now

Bedridden. Fear blood clot, but afraid to go to Dr as it might dislodge a clot and go to lungs. What to do? Afraid of dropping dead if I move much now

Try HealthTap PRIME: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images during a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, Of course, if the doctor feels that deep vein thrombosis might be the case, there is no way to get to the hospital without moving. We cannot "beam" you to Sick Bay. ...Read more

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How are sperm inside the testes being absorbed or recycled exactly by the body? I think I have dead sperm due to I think was 2x exposed to lung xray.

How are sperm inside the testes being absorbed or recycled exactly by the body? I think I have dead sperm due to I think was 2x exposed to lung xray.

The X-rays: Did not cause infertility as the radiation used was very low. If you have fears about fertility the best approach is to visit a urologist, voice your concerns, and get a semen analysis. ...Read more

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Woke from dead sleep had to cough had stomach acid come up and some rice from dinner lungs burned for 30min now it's been 4 hours I feel OK any danger?

Woke from dead sleep had to cough had stomach acid come up and some rice from dinner lungs burned for 30min now it's been 4 hours I feel OK any danger?

Aspiration: It's likely that you got some stomach contents into your lungs. This CAN lead to pneumonia, so if your symptoms worsen at all, you should definitely be seen by a doctor. Get well soon! ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more