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Permanent drain from the lung

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Has advanced lung cancer. Had pleural effusion and permanent chest drain. Now has swollen abdomen and feet. Cause?

My uncle has "advanced lung cancer" at least 3B. He had a pleural effusion and has a permanent chest drain. Now he has a swollen abdomen and feet. What could cause this? ...
 

Suffering from TB, diabetes and ear problem. Tube removed from lung, pus starts draining. Advice?

My brother is 30 years effected with TB. recently dictor has removed pipe which was inserted from waist to lung. There is a small hole which is nit closed n puss is still coming. Now he got ear problem ...
 

Breathing difficulty, cough. Having chronic lung infection. Permanent solution?

Dear Sir, my mother age:56 yrs. ht:5 ft. wt:47kg is suffering from chronic lung infection , coughing continuosly, problem in sleeping due to cough & laying down problem, having breathing problem ...
 

Have NHL. Suffering from acute bronchitis, cough and clogged lungs. Permanent cure?

, main problem in winters when I am invariabally down with acute bronchites, cough gets clogged in lungs , there was this case of 90% blockage of lungs in 2010. It gets so serious. Kindly advise proper medication for immediet ...
 

Abscess between scrotum and thigh, lanced, drained earlier. Not healing now. How to permanently cure it ?

I have an abcess between my scrotum and thigh that was lanced and drained a few times over the last year but this time it will not fully heal. How can I get the small hole to stop emitting small amounts ...
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Is fitting a tube in lung for fluid drain advisable?

My mother in law has lung cancer and keeps getting fluid drained from her lungs? They are talking about putting in a tube so she can drain them from home? How serious is this procedure and does ...
 

What causes if excess fluid is not drained from the lungs?

is smashing the lung. They drained one whole (BIG) bag full and said she still has about to or more bags ...My mom has 4 stage non small cell lung cancer and she has been in the hospital every other week ...
 

Have myelofibrosis. Has belly drain in stomach and lung. Normal?

yrs. She has had a perminant belly drain that has been removed due to the drain clogging. Her left lung now has a perminant drain & there is talk of another drain for her other lung. As you can ...
 

White sticky mucus drain from lungs worse at the age of 80 years

80 years old white stickey mucus drain from lungs worse when lying down. have it all time i have constant drain and occasional coughing. white mucus. lying down mucus is worse. becomes sticky and thick ...
 

Met with accident. Have broken ribs and lung full of fluid. Unable to drain lung. Treatment?

the accident with a missed diagnosis of 5 broked ribs and a lung full of fluid. Last week we found this out. She was in physio for 5 days a week since about a week after the accident. doc tried to drain ...
 

Ovarian cancer, fluid drained from lungs. Which stage of cancer does she have?

Hi my mother had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer , she has had 3 litres of fluid drained from her lungs and has been sent home from hospital to wait to hear from her oncologist . Everything ...
 

Down with pneumonia. Currently having fluids drained from her lungs. What does the finding mean?

bloods are high in potassium. is this a cause for concern? she is currently having fluids drained from her lungs. after an initial build up was drained, the fluids returned. doctors still cannot determine ...
 

Suffering from spinal paralysis. Used foley's catherter to drain urine. Is taxim okay?

i m suffering from spinal paralysis for past 12 years and use a foley s catherter to drain urine ... again. is this the right drug for me ? how do i get a permanent solution from this problem ? plzzzz help ...
 

What causes fluid in lungs?

My sister in law has fluid drained from her lng(s) every four hours by inserting a tube through her nose. The fluid has recently changed color from nearly clear to almost black. Her doctors don t seem ...
 

Suggest treatment to drain air beside chest tube

Hi Doctors, I am Mandla from Bethal. I started coughing since the begining of July (until now ... for the chest X- ray which shown that there is air circulating outside my lungs (pnemouthorax). Is there any ...
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