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Pneumothorax and travelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hello, a yewar ago my husband has a Spontaneous pneumothorax.we are now travelling in the middle of south XXXXXXXX and he has the same symptons but much more mild. at the time a doctor said that often they will repiar them selves is this the case
Doctor :   let me read
User :   we son´t speak the language well, and dont
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   whats his age ?
User :   41
Doctor :   ARE YOU TRAVELLING IN airbus?
User :   we are not travelling now by pane
Doctor :   ok
User :   i´m keen to know that if the symptons are getting better if this is a sign that he is getting beter. also i think we should avoid altitude and plane travel fo some time...
Doctor :   then with the docter advice after the treatment you can travel
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