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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
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Dr.Raju

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Dr. Kiran Kumar

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Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Spontaneous pneumothorax surgery

Premium Questions

Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I am a 36 y/o female with hx of spont pneumo X2 with chest tubes placed and eventual surgical repair in 2005. For approx a year, I notice that my right lower ribs (same side as pneumo) feel bruised to the touch. Seems to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Please refer to query id 147473 for the history. Summary: Oct 27, 2014 diagnosis of spontaneous pneumothorax on RIGHT side and chest tube for two days. Episodes of chest pain and shortness of breath since ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)
Dr. Shashi Dangwal MD

I see a lot of questions being answered here about spontaneous pneumothorax , but my case ..., a recurrence in this case is less common than if I have had an spontaneous pneumothorax due to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shashi Dangwal ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. F. Sadruddin Shariff MD

Why does my son's lung vibrate ocassionally after his VAT spontaneous pneumothorax surgery? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. F. Sadruddin Shariff ( Cardiac Surgeon)
Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra MD

My daughter, 39 years of age, has been in the hospital for the last 26 days for spontaneous pneumothorax . The first week, she had a suction tube inserted, and, towards the end of the week, it seemed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra ( Pulmonologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Does someone who had a spontaneous pneumothorax ALWAYS have reoccurences? My 20 year old daughter had a small one (under 10% according to her Dr.) which has resolved itself since her first xray 2 days ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

3 episodes of left sided spontaneous pneumothorax( lung function test - normal onset and clearance of all thre episodes confirmed with Xrays. no breathlessness or mediastinal shift. what is available ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

and felt like it threw my heart off beat. now i have discomfort in my right lung. I have had 3 surgeries on my right lung many years ago for spontaneous pneumothorax. i don t know if that could bring... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.     Jnikolla MD

Hi, My friend had a spontaneous pneumothorax about 3 years back. It was a mild one. The doctor said he will be ok after sometime. There was no pain after about 2 years. He is a smoker ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jnikolla ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

Hi my 18 yr old daughter had her first spontaneous pneumothorax last November 2014 and had to have 100 percent oxygen for a day. She then had a very tiny one 4 weeks ago on 12th July 15 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   S. Samanta MD

bette avoid drinking till next reporting or normal report...regards!

Dr.     Sameer Kumar MD

WELL if its hurting to breathe, then you should immediately get a X-ray chest to rule out the reoccurrence again. regards

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI NO there is no direct relation between Pneumothorax and Alcohol .