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Does the pain of a collapsed lung come right away?

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Dr. Michael Taylor
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In brief: Yes

A pneumothorax may not cause any symptoms, but when symptoms occur it is usually immediate and can include any of the following: sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, and coughing.

In brief: Yes

A pneumothorax may not cause any symptoms, but when symptoms occur it is usually immediate and can include any of the following: sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, and coughing.
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