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Treatment after left lung collapse due to pneumonia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Are you there
User :   is there
User :   yes
Doctor :   Provide age, gender, occupation
Doctor :   yes proceed
User :   i was talking to
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Proceed with oyur query
User :   i had sent my CT scan report to u
Doctor :   When was the CT taken
User :   can u give me adviced
User :   1 yrs
Doctor :   CT scan report shows collpase of left lung
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Can i know for what reason the lobectomy done 20yrs back
User :   pneumonia
Doctor :   do you smoke
User :   no
Doctor :   For simple reason lobectomy is not perfomed
Doctor :   Did they did pathological examintion of the removed lung
User :   i dont know much..i think some infection was in left lung
User :   it happend in 1987
User :   i was 6 year
Doctor :   i need to know the old reports, since for pneumonia, i do not think they will do lobectomy
User :   what could be the reason
User :   i dont have that report
Doctor :   I cannot predict the reason unless you provide your old reports
User :   what is treatment now
Doctor :   Treatment depends on the cause
Doctor :   Do you have any symptoms now
User :   some time i feel some sweet pain in chest in cold season
Doctor :   like chest pain, cough, breathing difficulty
Doctor :   That is ok
User :   i am doing excercise also
Doctor :   What kind of exercises
User :   there a tool Expand lung
Doctor :   That youhave to continue
User :   ok..
User :   any other precautions
Doctor :   You have normal CT after partial removal of lung
Doctor :   Continue lung exercises
Doctor :   Do not smoke
User :   i dont do
Doctor :   Do you have any allergy, asthma
User :   no
Doctor :   Avoid smoke, dusty areas, crowded places to prevent infection
User :   yes
User :   what about Honey combining
User :   its showing in CT
Doctor :   It will occur due to removal of partail lung, hence the other lung cell will expand to provide enough of respiarion
User :   ok..i mean that is not problem'
Doctor :   no problem, do not worry
Doctor :   Conitue what ever your doctor has advised
Doctor :   Report immediately to your doctor if you have severe chest pain, breathing difficulty, wheezing
Doctor :   and fever
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Any other query
User :   not yet
Doctor :   At what age was surgery done
User :   6 yrs
User :   i was 6 year old
Doctor :   Did you had fever at that time
User :   nothing
Doctor :   May it is lung abscess where lung get infectes severely and antibiotics will not help, so removal done
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any other query
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   ok
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