Hydrothorax

What is Hydrothorax?

hydrothorax is defined as accumulation of water within pleural space the other name of which is transudative pleural effusion.

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My Mom was diagnosed with
hydrothorax, she has 600 ml of fluid in one of her lungs. The problem is the doctor don' t really specify wat is the...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thanks for the query

1. Hydrothorax is actually not a diagnosis, but a complication of the underlying disease. There are three main causes of...

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Hi, i am cherryl i want to know and understand the result of my xray...."chest PA shows fibronodular infiltrates inthe left apical lung.No...

doctor1 MD

Fibronooodular infiltrates are mostly a sequel to the past tubercular infection. The infection maybe clinical or subclinical and you may not have...

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Hi, I m a healthy 29 year old and currently 22 weeks pregnant. I went for my Anatomy scan yesterday and the doctor found extra fluid behind the...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

There seems to be a definite problem with the baby's lungs. Please go ahead with the amniocentesis and confirm the cause for this fluid...

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