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How long does it take to recover from mild atelectasis?

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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Few hours to days

Depending upon cause, lung can open in few minutes(mucous plug etc) to days(pneumothorax).

In brief: Few hours to days

Depending upon cause, lung can open in few minutes(mucous plug etc) to days(pneumothorax).
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