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I have Pneumothorax surgery(VATS failed then open chest successful).It was 6 years ago and on left side.Can i go for gyming and weights now.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Pneumothorax

Because you do not know the extent of the surgery performed, I would refer back to the surgeon who did it or to your pulmonologist from that time to get their take on whether it would be OK to do heavy weights.

In brief: Pneumothorax

Because you do not know the extent of the surgery performed, I would refer back to the surgeon who did it or to your pulmonologist from that time to get their take on whether it would be OK to do heavy weights.
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