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Cough + basal crackles in right lung. Is this the same as congestion? Please list causes? Thanks.
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Dr. John Washburn
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fluid
Crackles are an exam finding that can only be heard with a stethoscope, and typically indicate fluid buildup within the lung tissue.
The two most common causes are pulmonary edema (from heart failure) and pneumonia.

In brief: Fluid
Crackles are an exam finding that can only be heard with a stethoscope, and typically indicate fluid buildup within the lung tissue.
The two most common causes are pulmonary edema (from heart failure) and pneumonia.
Dr. John Washburn
Dr. John Washburn
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Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine
In brief: Fluid
Fluid in the lungs sounds like crackles through a stethescope.
First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed.

In brief: Fluid
Fluid in the lungs sounds like crackles through a stethescope.
First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed.
Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
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