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How long would you be in the hospital with punctured lung?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
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In brief: A few days

Pneumothorax, or a collapsed lung is usually treated by hospitalization.
This usually requires that a chest tube be inserted into the chest to reinflate the lung. Recovery time varies, but is usually only a few days.

In brief: A few days

Pneumothorax, or a collapsed lung is usually treated by hospitalization.
This usually requires that a chest tube be inserted into the chest to reinflate the lung. Recovery time varies, but is usually only a few days.
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