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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Thoracic empyema causes

Premium Questions

Dr. Ivan Romic MD

My son in law has had a Pleural Empeyma,and seems to be recovering well.The consultant drained and treat with antibiotics,did a Biopsy of lung wall and gave all clear. He is going for 9 month check up but says when he... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Romic ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

My husband had double lung transplant two years ago. Since then, continuous pneumonias due to pseudomonas and recurring empyema. On PIC line last six weeks with Iv piperacillin three times daily at home ... View answer

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

I have yellow dripping from my nose, just started today. I have a slight headache too. My concern is that two years ago I had subdural empyema which came from a sinus infection . Do I need to worry? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

I have lower rib pain (right side) after empynema pnemonia . I had surgery to cure/scrape the lungs of the pus. Is this normal? View answer

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

I have had a pyogenic liver abscess with diverticular disease as a possible inoculum right empyema what is all this as I have been very ill ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Nephrologist)

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Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

MY SISTER WHO IS 45 YEARS OLD HAS BEEN DIAGONISED AS HAVING EMPYEMA AND IS NOW IN APOLLO HOSP ... THE DOCTOR SAYS THERE IS AIR BUBBLES IN THE LUNGS WHICH IS CAUSE FOR CONCERN .KINDLY LET ME KNOW ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr.Ketankumar Chaudhary MD

My father had a right pneumonectomy and has developed empyema in the cavity He has had several infections all treated with antibiotics Does empyema eventually heal itself ... View answer

Answered by : Dr.Ketankumar Chaudhary ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

I have been treated for empyema and they have determined it to be strep bacteria. The infectious disease dr says there are no oral antibiotics that will be effective and he says I must have a picc line ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Timothy A. Clark MD

Hi, I had empyema when I was a child, 3 years old. After 27 years I haven t had any problems whatsoever related to this history. However now I m taking diving lessons, and already a licensed open water ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Timothy A. Clark ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Jyoti Kalita MD

Hi I had a throacotomy about 2 and a half months ago. I had Empyema and a collapsed lung. I have chest pains from time to time and pain in where numbness used to be. Is this normal? I am afraid to go ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jyoti Kalita ( Cardiac Surgeon)