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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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When a person has lung cancer, are the symptoms before death vomiting blood?

When a person has lung cancer, are the symptoms before death vomiting blood?

No: Although coughing up blood (hemoptysis) can occur at any time with lung cancer it is usually not the leading symptom. Most people lose significant amounts of weight and may pass away from infection, sometimes they become increasingly short of breath or they may just fall asleep and not wake up. The way they pass is not important it is how they pass. It should be relatively pain and anxiety free. ...Read more

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In second stage lung cancer is it important to first take medication for blood coughing and vomiting, before starting the actual therapy?

In  second stage lung cancer is it important to first take medication for blood coughing and vomiting, before starting the actual therapy?

No 2 cases the same: In clinical stage ii non-small-cell cancer, the burning question may actually be "candidate for surgical cure". If you are vomiting at this stage, one burning question is possible brain metastases; if you have intractable bloody cough, we want to rule out a cancer-induced pneumonia. The decision to delay or proceed with chemotherapy is too tricky to be settled in 400 words. Good luck. ...Read more

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How serious are blood clots in the lungs, if you never have clot problems before?

How serious are blood clots in the lungs, if you never have clot problems before?

Can be deadly: The size of the clot dictates how dangerous it is. Very very tiny emboli may not have much clinical consequence, unless it happens frequently. A large embolus that blocks large amounts of flow to the lung can cause symptoms including shortness of breath and even cardiac arrest. Unexpected shortness of breath should always be considered an emergency and evaluated by a doctor right away! ...Read more

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Could problems in resp.System (problems in lungs specifically) cause vomiting even when there's no apparent wheezing/coughing?

Could problems in resp.System (problems in lungs specifically) cause vomiting even when there's no apparent wheezing/coughing?

Yes and no: Ig you are having severe cough due to respiratory illness, then that could lead to vomiting. But it is better you consult a doctor to evaluate both respiratory problem and vomiting. ...Read more

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I am facing the problem of high esr, my current ESR is 55 in my last blood test report and I have cough in lungs in xray report?

Ignore it: The ESR / sed rate is an easy lab test to do wrong in the first place, and modest elevations mean nothing. I'd be more concerned about your cough and your medications. "treat the person, not the numbers." i'm glad you're proactive and hope you get this solved soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What type of lung problem LPR reflux can do I hve sob on exertion pft 2decho xray blood trst are normal, can it be due to lpr?

What type of lung problem LPR reflux can do I hve sob on exertion pft 2decho xray blood trst are normal, can it be due to lpr?

LPR: Lpr may worsen subjective symptoms of asthma but not the lung function based on a cochrane review. If you have sob within 5 mins after exertion, then your problem may be from vocal cord dysfunction which can be triggered by lpr. An ENT doctor can examine your throat when you have sob to document its presence. ...Read more

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27 female 240lbs 5'8 all heart test and lung xrays and blood work came back good. Doctor said anxiety might be problem. I need help?

27 female 240lbs 5'8 all heart test and lung xrays and blood work came back good. Doctor said anxiety might be problem. I need help?

Chest pain: persistent pain requires an explanation so keep asking your physician to leave no stone upturned.Anxiety as a cause is a diagnosis of exclusion,given your age not an improbable cause if all other causes have been excluded. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more