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What to do if I have fluid in the pleural cavity. how would you expect this to affect the process of pulmonary ventilation?

What to do if I have fluid in the pleural cavity. how would you expect this to affect the process of pulmonary ventilation?

Pleural effusion: Fluid in the pleural cavity causes compression of the lung and reduces your lung capacity, thereby reducing your ventilation capacity. This is important to have checked out and treated. Depending on quantity, this may require draining some fluid for analysis. Treatment depends on cause, needs evaluation. See your doctor for advise. ...Read more

Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


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How can you restore a punctured pleural cavity with a collapsed lung?

How can you restore a punctured pleural cavity with a collapsed lung?

Wound healing: Like any wound, there is healing. We try to normalize the presses and allow wound healing in the process to enable breathing. ...Read more

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What are cures for pleural cavity disorders?

What are cures for pleural cavity disorders?

Depends: The cause of the problem determines the treatment.Depends if it is due to an infectious process, trauma or autoimmune. ...Read more

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Had surgery 7 weeks ago for fibroid then i do a followup ulterasound which show minimal fluid/blood in my endometrial cavity i am scared what is this.

Had surgery 7 weeks ago for fibroid then i do a followup ulterasound which show minimal fluid/blood in my endometrial cavity i am scared what is this.

Sounds pretty: normal to me, but without knowing details of your surgery, I cannot say. Your surgeon should be able to inform you. ...Read more

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Cysts and polyps in sinus cavities, do I get surgery?

Cysts and polyps in sinus cavities, do I get surgery?

Depends: If they are large enough to give you symptoms of pain and pressure or tooth related pain or affect the ability of the sinuses to drain properly then it might be something to consider discussing your options with an ENT doc or oral/maxillofacial surgeon. If you decide to have them surgically removed be sure to request that the tissue is biopsied. ...Read more

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What exactly are the peritoneal, pleural and pericardial cavities?

What exactly are the peritoneal, pleural and pericardial cavities?

Sacs around organs: The peritoneal cavity is the area in your abdomen where your stomach, intestines and glands are located. The pleural cavity holds the lungs and the pericardial cavity surrounds the heart. ...Read more