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My father is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis followed by swollen feet, vomiting, stomach pain. Can these symptoms be life threatening ?

URGENT...are these symptoms life threatening for my father in his weakened condition? My 65 year old father has pulmonary fibrosis and is on oxygen 24 hours a day. He is unable to walk from room to room. For the last 3 days he s been vomiting, had nausea , stomach pain, severe lower back pain , swollen feet/ankles, and does not want to be alone. His doctor was not in the office today....
Asked On : Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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thanks for choosing health care magic.You need to take urgent medical attention.This is are the possible signs of worsening of condition and he is not felling good because he may in respiratory crisis and because of vomiting and possibly poor oral intake he may be dehydrated.You can visit another doctor if your doctor is not available and also have an option to go emergency.but do not neglect the condition.take care.
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